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Packaging and Delivering Software With the Image Packaging System in Oracle® Solaris 11.4

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Updated: November 2020
Chapter 3

Specifying Package Dependencies

Dependencies define how packages are related. This chapter describes:

  • Types of package dependencies. Dependency types were introduced in Depend Actions. This chapter provides more detail.

  • How each dependency type can be used to control software installation. How to use dependencies and freezing to construct working software systems.