REQUIRED_PACKAGES in oi-userland

I just merged PR, which brings REQUIRED_PACKAGES feature from userland-gate. This allows specifying and installing build time dependencies. It introduces following targets: gmake REQUIRED_PACKAGES – this target will modify component Makefile, so it contains autogenerated REQUIRED_PACKAGES. REQUIRED_PACKAGES is not 100% and manual check has to be done in some cases. Read More …

Go 1.6.2 now available

The Go programming language version 1.6.2 was added to oi-userland, based on solaris-userland’s component and porting efforts, and is now available for download from the Hipster repository. The current package contains a vanilla installation which means that no additional Go package is provided: these can be contributed or added if Read More …

Firefox 43 beta is now integrated to OpenIndiana Hipster

Firefox’s latest beta release has just landed in Hipster’s current repository and is available for installation. The package is based on Martin Bochnig’s excellent port of Firefox to illumos distributions and has been merged to oi-userland by Alexander Pyhalov. Martin’s sources are available here while the OpenIndiana component can be Read More …

Loader project 4th demo out

As my primary dev platform is OpenIndiana, its only fair to point fellow OI users to chance to test out something quite different and to provide feedback:) The announcement was posted to illumos dev list and can be read here. The project page itself can be found at http://wiki.illumos.org/display/illumos/Boot+Loader