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Date:      Mon, 30 Dec 2002 14:34:36 +0100 (MET)
From:      Paul Everlund <tdv94ped@cs.umu.se>
To:        Miguel Mendez <flynn@energyhq.homeip.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: SunOS & SPARC
Message-ID:  <Pine.GSO.4.44.0212301434150.17261-100000@kvist.cs.umu.se>
In-Reply-To: <20021230131926.69c87bc1.flynn@energyhq.homeip.net>

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On Mon, 30 Dec 2002, Miguel Mendez wrote:

> On Mon, 30 Dec 2002 13:01:21 +0100 (MET)
> Paul Everlund <tdv94ped@cs.umu.se> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> > 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:  http://www.netbsd.org/zoularis/

I'll take a look at it! Thank you!

Best regards,
Paul


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