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Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Support in Oracle Solaris (Doc ID 1400676.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 07, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)

Purpose

Introduction

Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) components provide important functionality vital to users of modern UNIX operating systems.  Oracle Solaris is no exception, and the number of FOSS packages delivered with Oracle Solaris has increased with each update and full release.

This knowledge article provides background information concerning support of FOSS packages delivered with Oracle Solaris 11 and older Oracle Solaris releases.

Scope

 FOSS packages that are built and installed by customers from the open source community are not supported by Oracle.

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 Support Principles
 End of Feature (EOF) FOSS Components
 Oracle Solaris 8 and Oracle Solaris 9 Releases
 References

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