Patch application from global zone will skip patches if patched packages are installed in local zone but not in global zone (Doc ID 1612646.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Installing a patch cluster from the global zone skips patches for packages which are installed in non-global zones

Comparing the pkginfo from the global and non-global zones it can be seen that the packages are not installed in the global zone but are installed in one or more non-global zones

 

 

Cause

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