Monday, August 05, 2019

Building Python 3.7 on Solaris 11.4 using solaris-userland

As we know Python 3.7 is not out for Oracle Solaris 11.4 yet, but could be out soon, so if you can't wait or you want the latest version then use the official Solaris userland source code to build it

Thursday, May 09, 2019

Building ClamAV on Solaris 11.4 using solaris-userland

Well, I have started moving all the software I use over to solaris-userland builds so next in line after my last blog of building FFmpeg is ClamAV. The reason for this it speed the process of build, IPS Build and install for packages which have a quick release schedule.

Thursday, April 04, 2019

Building FFmpeg on Solaris 11.4 using solaris-userland

Well,as promised after my last entry about Building and Packaging FFmpeg on Solaris 11.4 I followed Chris Beal blog entry Building Opensource on Solaris 11.4 to create build information for FFmpeg using solaris-userland.

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Building and Packaging FFmpeg on Solaris 11.4

FFmpeg is a suite of libraries and programs for handling video, audio and for a Solaris 11 desktop user it is required for video in your Firefox. At the moment it does not come with Solaris you will need to build it yourself.

This guide will take you through building FFmpeg, creating a Package and then installing it. There has been a recent blog entry about  building Opensource on Solaris (by Chris Beal), which use the as the base, but I will not follow this example at this time. May be at a later date.

Monday, February 04, 2019

Building OpenJDK 12 on Solaris 11 x86_64

Following on from a previous blog "Building OpenJDK 11 on Solaris 11 x86_64" I have added instructions for OpenJDK 12 on Oracle Solaris 11.4 x64 (SPARC version downloadable).