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OpenSolaris Gets The Total Package

Jul 13, 2007, 13:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"Four months after he joined Sun Microsystems, Debian Linux distribution creator Ian Murdock discussed his plans to bring Linux-like distribution sensibilities to Sun's OpenSolaris operating system.

"OpenSolaris is an open source project with more than 60,000 participants who get to dig into the code base that makes up Solaris. The problem, as Murdock pointed out, is that it's distributed as source code, not binary, executable code, and people were put off by the extra steps of compiling and installing the OS..."

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