Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Mar 2009 17:07 UTC, submitted by Anil Gulecha
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris ZFS and unbreakable upgrades were introduced in an earlier article. XercesTech has written a detailed article on how apt-get and zfs join forces to provide a worry-free upgrade experience. "While some operating systems provide the ability to roll back changes, they usually require significant time, or an experienced user with some external repair tools. The goal here is to be instant, if something goes wrong with an upgrade, it should be possible to boot into the old system without running any terminal commands, booting any rescue system or installation disc, or otherwise manually rolling things back."
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RE[4]: Comment by Laurence
by Kebabbert on Fri 27th Mar 2009 14:00 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by Laurence"
Kebabbert
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2007-07-27

OpenSolaris is getting more and more GNU toolchain. Soon it will truly be a GNU/Solaris distro.

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RE[5]: Comment by Laurence
by fithisux on Sat 28th Mar 2009 19:19 in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by Laurence"
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2006-01-22

I cross my fingers. There are plenty OSS IDEs targeting gcc. However if you happen to use Netbeans CND then SunStudio is nicely supported.

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