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Packaging and Delivering Software With the Image Packaging System in Oracle® Solaris 11.3

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Updated: July 2017
Chapter 3

Installing, Removing, and Updating Software Packages

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

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