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# 1  
Old 10-12-2009
Migration from solaris 8 to 10

Hello,

We have upgraded our system from SunOS 5.8 to Solaris 10.
I would like to know if the applications (written in c, c++, pro*c, java,..) running on the 5.8 can run on the Solaris 10 without code modification or the need to be recompiled ?

thanks you for your help.
# 2  
Old 10-12-2009
Probably but that really depends on how the applications were built.

There is also the option of running Solaris 8 containers under Solaris 10.
# 3  
Old 10-12-2009
thanks you for your reply,
can you please explain how this depends on the way the applications were built ?
actually we will recompile all the applications, but i need to know if there is anything we need to change in the source code itself or the makefiles..
thank you very much
# 4  
Old 10-12-2009
Recompiling the application is unnecessary if the source code complies with requirements. Solaris guarantees binary compatibility from 8 (and even 2.6) to 10. If there is an incompatibility, it is due to the source code.
Solaris Operating System - Features Solaris Application Guarantee Program
Solaris Operating System - Source Code Guidelines
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Old 10-13-2009
thank you very much for your reply

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