[TUHS] Oracle euthanizes Solaris 12, expunging it from roadmap

Steve Nickolas usotsuki at buric.co
Sat Jan 21 00:29:59 AEST 2017

On Fri, 20 Jan 2017, Joerg Schilling wrote:

> Random832 <random832 at fastmail.com> wrote:
>> I think his assertion is that he personally had originally learned the
>> command as "mkdir --parents" [which was and is GNU-only], and had to
>> change to spelling it "-p" when going to non-linux systems, along with
>> some unspecified behavior differences.
> This is why I call Linux a system that tries to establich a vendor lock in.
> Man pages could have been written in a way that makes it obvious that --parents
> is non-portable, but they rather encourage people to learn gnu long options.
> Jörg

I blame GNU rather than the Linux people.  GNU are just as much masters of 
"embrace, extend, exterminate" as Microsoft.

I've thought of trying to build a "GNUless" Linux distribution with a 
purer Unix feel, but I get hung trying to step myself through the process.


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