The Solaris Web Start 3.0 installation method gives you the option to use the Patch Analyzer to analyze the patches on your system. After you choose Upgrade, the Patch Analyzer dialog box appears.
In the Patch Analyzer dialog box, choose Yes and click Next.
The Patch Analyzer reviews the system patches.
The Patch Analyzer Summary dialog box displays the total number of patches that will be removed, downgraded, accumulated, or made obsolete by other patches.
To see the specific patches that might be removed, downgraded, accumulated, or obsoleted by other patches, click the Details button(s).
Decide if the patch replacements and deletions are acceptable.
If the patch replacements and deletions by the Solaris 8 Update release are acceptable, click Next to complete the upgrade.
If the patch replacements and deletions by the Solaris 8 Update release are not acceptable, click Exit to terminate the upgrade. You can use the Solaris 8 Maintenance Update and the Solaris 8 Maintenance Update Installation Guide to install the patches on your Solaris 8 system.