This article is from a FAQ concerning SCO operating systems. While some of the information may be applicable to any OS, or any Unix or Linux OS, it may be specific to SCO Xenix, Open There is lots of Linux, Mac OS X and general Unix info elsewhere on this site: Search this site is the best way to find anything.
This is an ancient post with no relevance to modern systems.
For the full story, see http://www.sco.com/skunkware/faq.html
The brief summary: Skunkware is a collection of programs which people have compiled for SCO operating systems. These may have been ported by SCO staff on their own time, by their authors, or by anyone else. None of them are supported by SCO. The contents of all Skunkware discs are available from ftp.sco.com. The current version may also be ordered on-line from http://www.sco.com/orders/.
This was from the SCO Skunkware folks:
This question is addressed in the Skunkware FAQ but I should probably update that entry and make it a little more clear. The FAQ says: Where can I find Skunkware for SCO ODT / SCO UNIX 3.2v4? All of the previous releases of Caldera Skunkware are still on-line and accessible via either ftp or http at : ftp://ftp2.sco.com/pub/Skunk1 Skunkware for SCO ODT and SCO UNIX 3.2v4 systems ftp://ftp2.sco.com/pub/Skunk2 The Caldera Skunkware 5 release for OpenServer systems (vintage 1995) ftp://ftp2.sco.com/pub/Skunk96 The Caldera Skunkware 96 release for OpenServer and UnixWare systems (vintage 1996) ftp://ftp2.sco.com/pub/ FTP directory for all previous Caldera Skunkware releases I should add that everything since Skunkware 96 in the summer of 1996 has been integrated into ftp://ftp2.sco.com/pub/skunkware/ under the appropriate OS subdirectory (osr5/uw7/ou8).
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