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Packaging and Delivering Software With the Image Packaging System in Oracle Solaris 11.1     Oracle Solaris 11.1 Information Library
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1.  IPS Design Goals, Concepts, and Terminology

IPS Design Goals

Software Self-Assembly

Tools for Software Self-Assembly

Atomic Software Objects

Configuration Composition

Actuators and SMF Services

Examples of Software Self-Assembly in Oracle Solaris

Apache Web Server

Multiple Packages Delivering Configuration Fragments

IPS Package Lifecycle

IPS Terminology and Components

Installable Image

Package Identifier: FMRI

Package Publisher

Package Name

Package Version

Package Content: Actions

File Actions

Directory Actions

Link Actions

Hardlink Actions

Set Actions

Driver Actions

Depend Actions

License Actions

Legacy Actions

Signature Actions

User Actions

Group Actions

Package Repository

2.  Packaging Software With IPS

3.  Installing, Removing, and Updating Software Packages

4.  Specifying Package Dependencies

5.  Allowing Variations

6.  Modifying Package Manifests Programmatically

7.  Automating System Change as Part of Package Installation

8.  Advanced Topics For Package Updating

9.  Signing IPS Packages

10.  Handling Non-Global Zones

11.  Modifying Published Packages

A.  Classifying Packages

B.  How IPS Is Used To Package the Oracle Solaris OS

Chapter 1

IPS Design Goals, Concepts, and Terminology

This chapter outlines the basic design philosophy of IPS and its expression as software patterns.