patchadd fails with: One or more patch packages included in <patch-nr.> are not installed on this system

(Doc ID 1004856.1)

Last updated on MARCH 23, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms
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Symptoms

When trying to install a patch using patchadd, the user gets the error message:

One or more patch packages included in <patrch-nr> are not installed on this system. 

Cause

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