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On Sat, 9 Sep 2006, OUATTARA Karim wrote:
> Bonjour tous,
> serait-il possible d'exécuter des binaires solaris 10
> sur Gentoo/SPARC.
> exemple: exécuter Oracle Intantclient pour solaris
> SPARC sur Gentoo/SPARC
> Merci d'avance
Apologies for responding in English.
In theory, there is a way to do it, but in practice, probably not. Here
is one way to set it up to try, but success is unlikely, and if you do
this you are in unknown territory. (Although I seem to recall that
someone has tried this within the last year or so; I do not recall the
When you build a kernel, in the .config file, specify
Unfortunately, that is the easy part. Next, you have to get the emulation
package and install it; e.g., here is a copy of it:
When you unpack it, you will see that it is just a directory tree and some
instructions to populate it from a Solaris distribution (mostly you have
to copy the Solaris libraries into your Linux system). There are a few
other things to take care of, I believe, but it's been a while since I've
looked at it.
In principle, now you can run Solaris binaries, and I was able to run one
or two once. But the documentation in the package indicates several
features do not work, such as threads.
So the real answer to your question is probably not.
Sorry for the bad news.
Notice that I have changed the mailing address from "firstname.lastname@example.org" to
"email@example.com", which is a better group for this sort of
question. "firstname.lastname@example.org" is mostly internal and reaches perhaps 20 or
30 people. email@example.com reaches several hundred, and one of
them might know something definite.
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Good luck and please let us know how it goes,
Ferris McCormick (P44646, MI) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Developer, Gentoo Linux (Devrel, Sparc)
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