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SFE - spec-files-extra Last updated: 2015-12-01repositrory of build-recipes us updated continuosly. Please see the SVN repository spec-files-extra for daily updates here.



What is spec-files-extra?

SFE is a repository of RPM-like spec files for building Solaris SVr4 packages from various Open Source software.

You need to compile the packages yourseld, or, you can use a binary repository of IPS packages which have already been compiled for you (e.g.


Please note, the activity in this project happens here, in the SFE spec-files-extra SVN repository.

Currently the "old" wiki pages with a lot of explanations are offline but will be restored soon. are online in a read-only-copy here: .

There are public repositories for IPS packages which provide a subset if packages from SFE ready for install, so you save the compile and packaging step.


What versions of Solaris or derivates are supported?

SFE currently supports Oracle Solaris 11 (TM) (12), OpenIndiana (OI151a8 + OI151a9 + Hipster 2015), OmniOS


What tools are required for building SFE?