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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

Designing a Package

Creating and Publishing a Package

Generate a Package Manifest

Add Necessary Metadata to the Generated Manifest

Evaluate Dependencies

Generate Package Dependencies

Resolve Package Dependencies

Add Any Facets or Actuators That Are Needed

Verify the Package

Publish the Package

Publish to a Local File Repository

Publish as a Package Archive

Using Package Repositories and Archives

Test the Package

Converting SVR4 Packages To IPS Packages

Generate an IPS Package Manifest from a SVR4 Package

Verify the Converted Package

Other Package Conversion Considerations

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 2

Packaging Software With IPS

This chapter gets you started constructing your own packages, including: