Friday, July 29, 2005

pkgadd

TOPIC: pkgadd <pkg> AFTER applying a patch affecting <pkg>
http://groups-beta.google.com/group/comp.unix.solaris/browse_thread/thread/3f2de53ed4abd8db
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Date: Tues 26 Jul 2005 09:43
From: Casper H.S. Dik

Frank Cusack <fcusack@fcusack.com> writes:

>Say I apply patch 1234-01 which affects 3 packages, 2 of which are
>installed. I later install package 3. Is this package now unpatched?
>Does the system know this and will it reapply the patch, or will it
>think the patch is already applied and that's it.

It will be unpatched; this is a known deficiency in the Solaris
package system which somehow people have been unwilling to fix.

Casper
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