[openstack-dev] [horizon] static files handling, bower/

Jason Rist jrist at redhat.com
Wed Jan 14 16:31:34 UTC 2015

On 01/14/2015 09:14 AM, Matthew Farina wrote:
> I think we're discussing two different situations with slightly different
> requirements.
> First, there is development and test. I believe the stated goal is to have
> node.js here. Would an environment not supporting node.js be needed for
> development or testing? Note, the JavaScript under test and to be executed
> by users is in browser rather than server side. The important execution
> environment is in their browser.
> The second environment is production. In that case the system packages
> would be used. What's still unclear is who creates and maintains those
> packages since many of them don't exist today.
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 10:14 AM, Drew Fisher <drew.fisher at oracle.com>
> wrote:
>> On 1/14/15 6:25 AM, Anton Zemlyanov wrote:
>>> Solaris is supported by node.js:
>> x86 is certainly supported.  Always has been.  That's not the issue in
>> question.  My point was that SPARC is not supported.
>>> Solaris 32-bit Binary:
>>> http://nodejs.org/dist/v0.10.35/node-v0.10.35-sunos-x86.tar.gz
>>> Solaris 64-bit Binary:
>>> http://nodejs.org/dist/v0.10.35/node-v0.10.35-sunos-x64.tar.gz
>>> I think Solaris is no longer relevant
>> I won't stoop to comment on this statement other than to say Solaris is
>> quite relevant to Oracle, Oracle's customers and Oracle's partners.
>> -Drew

Seems to me like you'd want to test using packages for SPARC, not using
a dev sort of environment.  Packages again for production. My two cents
is that you need to contribute to the node community if you require
SPARC compatibility for node for development, since SPARC is an outlier.


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