Last updated on MAY 24, 2017
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 8.0 to 10.0]
The document describes 3 main functions when installing or uninstalling a patch.
- File Update: Updates the existing files installed on disk via scripts or add the patch files to replace the existing files installed on disk.
- File Addition: Installs the patch files there were never installed on disk before.
- File Removal: Deletes the existing files installed on disk outright.
This document describes how to verify the integrity of libraries and critical files manually or with "pkgchk" after installing or uninstalling a patch.
Solaris may not boot properly after patching.
Daemons or services may not start or stop working after patching.
contents(4) Manual Page
pkgchk(1M) Manual Page
pkgmap(4) Manual Page
sum(1) Manual Page
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