Tuesday Feb 23, 2016
Wednesday Jan 27, 2016
By Eric Reid-ISV Engineering-Oracle on Jan 27, 2016
Today Oracle released a set of Selected FOSS Component packages that can be used with/on Solaris 11.3. These packages provide customers with evaluation copies of new and updated versions of FOSS ahead of officially supported Oracle Solaris product releases.
These packages are available at the Oracle Solaris product release repository for customers running Oracle Solaris 11.3 GA. The source code used to build the components is available at the Solaris Userland Project on Java.net. The packages are not supported through any Oracle support channels. Customers can use the software at their own risk.
For more information, check out this blog post.
Thursday Jul 26, 2012
By Eric Reid-ISV Engineering-Oracle on Jul 26, 2012
Some very hard-working folks in my organization, Oracle Systems ISV Engineering, have just released a new version of the Solaris Pre-Flight App Checker. You can get it for free from the Solaris Download Page.
As with the original release, this tool is the single easiest way to check your application for Solaris 11 compatibility issues while still running on Solaris 10. This latest release incorporates several improvements:
1. Fully globalized product, currently with support for English, Simplified Chinese and Japanese
2. Now detects issues due to static linking of system libraries
3. Now detects mutex alignment issues
4. Now checks usage of private kernel interfaces (binary as well source scanner)
5. An improved script scanner to flag issues due to usage of removed, relocated commands as well as issues due to usage of new shell ksh93 (instead of old ksh88 )
Main Sequence: 1) an astronomy term denoting the lifecycle of a majority of known stars. 2) err @ Sun/Oracle: long-time (since 1988) Sun/Oracle veteran, still shining in an ever-changing high-tech universe
- Long Command Lines Hidden No More. Hallelujah!
- The Home Office, circa 2016
- Lots more FOSS added to Solaris 11!
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- SPARC M7 Software In Silicon - Useful Webinar
- Solaris Home Fileserver - The Next Generation
- T5 -It's Coming
- New version of Oracle Solaris Pre-Flight Application Checker
- Attention Developers: Announcing a New Solaris Webinar Series