Hands on OpenSolaris: Digging your fingers into the project

Posted on June 14, 2006

Given that today is our birthday, it seems like a good time to give a little "whats what" review for those who might be new. So lets look at some various areas of OpenSolaris. Get the Code You can view the code online via OpenGrok (our source browser), you can download a buildable tarball of the code (compilers are available for free here), or checkout the code via the Genunix Subversion Repository. In the future, Mercurial will be ...

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OpenSolaris Turns 1: A Year in Review

Posted on June 14, 2006

This has been an interesting year... a long year thats passed in the blink of an eye. We've had some ups, some downs, and a hell of a lot of adjustment. I've been a Sun and Solaris zealot for years pursuing Solaris evangelism in any place I can, but in this last year I've been given the oppertunity to go almost literally from zero to hero. Two years ago I was the annoying guy in a Sun shirt that hung around the Sun booth answering questions ...

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