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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

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

Oracle Solaris Package Versioning

Oracle Solaris Incorporation Packages

Relaxing Dependency Constraints

Oracle Solaris Group Packages

Attributes and Tags

Informational Attributes

Oracle Solaris Attributes

Organization-Specific Attributes

Oracle Solaris Tags

Appendix B

How IPS Is Used To Package the Oracle Solaris OS

This appendix describes how Oracle uses IPS features to package the Oracle Solaris OS, and how the various dependency types are used to define working package sets for the OS.

This appendix provides another concrete example of using IPS to manage a complex set of software.