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The Application Packaging Developer’s Guide provides step-by-step instructions and relevant background information for designing, building, and verifying packages. This guide also includes advanced techniques that you might find helpful during the package creation process.
Note - This Oracle Solaris release supports systems that use the SPARC and x86 families of processor architectures. The supported systems appear in the Oracle Solaris OS: Hardware Compatibility Lists. This document cites any implementation differences between the platform types.
In this document, these x86 related terms mean the following:
x86 refers to the larger family of 64-bit and 32-bit x86 compatible products.
x64 relates specifically to 64-bit x86 compatible CPUs.
"32-bit x86" points out specific 32-bit information about x86 based systems.
For supported systems, see the Oracle Solaris OS: Hardware Compatibility Lists.
This book is intended for application developers whose responsibilities include designing and building packages.
Though much of the book is directed towards novice package developers, it also contains information useful to more experienced package developers.
The following table describes the chapters in this book.
The following documentation, available through retail booksellers, can provide additional background information on building System V packages.
System V Application Binary Interface
System V Application Binary Interface - SPARC Processor Supplement
System V Application Binary Interface - Intel386 Processor Supplement
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The following table describes the typographic conventions that are used in this book.
Table P-1 Typographic Conventions
The following table shows the default UNIX system prompt and superuser prompt for shells that are included in the Oracle Solaris OS. Note that the default system prompt that is displayed in command examples varies, depending on the Oracle Solaris release.
Table P-2 Shell Prompts