Oracle® Solaris 11.2 Release Notes

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Updated: May 2015

Update From Oracle Solaris 11.1 to Oracle Solaris 11.2 Generates IPS pkg(5) Salvage Errors (17354101)

When updating from Oracle Solaris 11.1 to Oracle Solaris 11.2, you might see the following error message at the end of the pkg update operation:

The following unexpected or editable files and directories 
were salvaged while executing the requested 
package operation; they have been moved to the 
displayed location in the image:
usr/lib/python2.6/vendor-packages/solaris_install/auto_install ->

Workaround: Choose one of the following workarounds:

  • Remove the /usr/lib/python2.6/vendor-packages/solaris_install/auto_install/ai_get_manifest.pyc file before the running the pkg update command.

  • Ignore the error message.