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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

How Package Changes Are Performed

Check Input for Errors

Determine the System End State

Run Basic Checks

Run the Solver

Optimize the Solver Results

Evaluate Actions

Download Content

Execute Actions

Process Actuators

Update Boot Archive

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 3

Installing, Removing, and Updating Software Packages

This chapter describes how the IPS client works internally when installing, updating, and removing the software installed in an image.

Understanding how pkg(1) performs these operations is important for understanding the various errors that can occur and for more quickly resolving package dependency problems.