[Linux-aus] Skunkware from SCO?

Brendan O'Dea bod at debian.org
Sun Jul 27 13:17:02 UTC 2003

On Sun, Jul 27, 2003 at 12:28:38PM +0930, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
>On Sunday, 27 July 2003 at 11:44:22 +0930, David Lloyd wrote:
>> What is Skunmkware?
>A misspelling of Skunkware, I suppose.
>It's SCO's distribution of free software.  SCO had an in-house
>"skunkworks" group who produced their own CD-ROMs, initially for
>OpenDeathtrap.  I have one here entitled "SkunkWare 2.0".  Cleverly,
>the format is EAFS, which must be an SCO thing, so I can't mount it to
>take a look.  It dates from 1994.

SkunkWare is just a collection of free software built and packaged for
OpenServer, UnixWare and Open Unix 8.  User-space packages such as Perl,
SAMBA and so forth:


Not dissimilar to sunfreeware.com .


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