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Date:      Mon, 30 Dec 2002 13:19:26 +0100
From:      Miguel Mendez <>
To:        Paul Everlund <>
Subject:   Re: SunOS & SPARC
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On Mon, 30 Dec 2002 13:01:21 +0100 (MET)
Paul Everlund <> wrote:


> I have a SPARC box, but thought of running proprietary SunOS-SPARC-
> binaries on a much better FreeBSD box (better because it's easier to
> maintain, upgrade packages and so on, on FreeBSD than SunOS). Guess
> I'll have to stick with the SPARC.

Although not directly related to your original question, you might want
to know that NetBSD's pkgsrc (the equivalent to FreeBSD's ports) runs on
SunOS, it even runs on Linux. That could help you with having up to date
software on the Sun box. Check:

        Miguel Mendez -
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        Of course it runs NetBSD!

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