Welcome to the OpenCSW wiki
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OpenCSW aims to produce an easy to use open source software distribution installable on top of Solaris and Solaris-based systems, developed by a transparent and democratic community. OpenCSW is dedicated to working closely with upstream projects to improve portability of open source software.

You're welcome to contribute to the wiki (start with "Join the wiki" in the menu on the left).

Project resources

Getting started quickly

To get started quickly please use this to bootstrap your system with pkgutil:

# pkgadd -d http://get.opencsw.org/now

The above is for Solaris 10, for Solaris 9 please see this page for more details.

After you have installed a package check out the package documentation index to get documentation for your packages and tips & tricks.

News

2013-05-16
Summercamp 2013 in Berlin
2012-10-02
Summercamp 2012 in Munich
2011-02-22
Release "Dublin" open for topic discussion
2010-12-10
Annual Meeting 2010 (incl. vote for a new board)
2010-11-12
Packaging shared libraries
2010-11-09
Checkpkg error tags
2010-06-08
Koha (integrated library system)
2010-04-18
GNU coreutils and CSWgnulink-removal project started
2010-03-05
Porting FAQ, Adding Gnulib
2010-02-05
ImageMagick 64 Bit
2010-02-04
"Alternatives" project
2010-02-02
Releases and staging (unstable, testing, stable) proposal
2010-01-31
Perl 5.10.x update project
2008-12-06
OpenCSW Association founded
2008-12-06
IRL meeting in Switzerland, December 6th 2008
2008
cswclassutils - this package makes it easy to support common tasks like SMF in your packages (now updated with mGAR v2 info)
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