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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

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

Specifying System Changes on Package Actions

Delivering an SMF Service

Delivering a New SMF Service

Delivering a Service that Runs Once

Supporting Package Self-Assembly in SMF Methods

Testing Whether a Configuration File Recompile Is Necessary

Limiting the Time To Wait for Self-Assembly To Complete

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 7

Automating System Change as Part of Package Installation

This chapter explains how to use the Service Management Facility (SMF) to automatically handle any necessary system changes that should occur as a result of package installation.