Friday, June 10, 2005

Interpretation of patchadd -p output

Hi Martin:
pca is a great tool! I downloaded the patchdiag.xref (because of wget
and proxy do not work well) and ran ./pca -i > installed.txt or ./pca
-u > uninstalled.txt and checked the patch number. Much better than
patchadd -p :).
Thank you very much.
Mike

Martin Paul wrote:
> MikeHT wrote:
> > Does patch 111177-06 need to be added or is the server uptodate with
> > the patch on SunOS 5.8? Thank you in advance.
>
> patch 111177-06 has been obsoleted by patch 108827-15, which in
> turn has been obsoleted by 108993-18. You have 108993-39 installed,
> so you do not need to install 111177-06.
>
> A tool like pca ( http://www.par.univie.ac.at/solaris/pca/ ) can
> help you analyze such issues. Try:
>
> wget http://www.par.univie.ac.at/solaris/pca/pca
> chmod +x pca
> ./pca -x
>
> If the report of missing patches doesn't show 111177, you don't need it.
>
> mp.
> --

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