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Steps You Should Perform Before Patching
Follow the steps below to complete five essential tasks before trying to patch your Solaris system.
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Oracle Solaris Image Packaging System
Do you want to see how future patch architecture is changing? The Image Packaging System, pkg(5), is a framework that provides for software lifecycle management such as installation, upgrade, and removal of packages.
From the architect, Stephen Hahn, a summary of how Indiana's Image Packaging System (IPS) changes patching: