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Most Common Issues with IPS (Image Packaging System) (Doc ID 1936804.1)

Last updated on APRIL 11, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11 11/11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 pkg install/update failing as the package solver is unable to found the correct packages to install from the repositories.

 

Here is an example :

# pkg install gcc-45
Creating Plan (Solver setup): -
pkg install: No matching version of developer/gcc-45 can be installed:
 Reject: pkg://solaris/developer/gcc-45@4.5.2-0.175.2.0.0.42.1
 Reason: No version matching 'require' dependency system/header can be installed
  ----------------------------------------
  Reject: pkg://solaris/system/header@0.5.11-0.175.2.0.0.42.2
  Reason: This version is excluded by installed incorporation consolidation/osnet/osnet-incorporation@0.5.11-0.175.2.15.0.5.2
  ----------------------------------------
#

 

This example tells us

1. Version of gcc-45 package found in repo is pkg://solaris/developer/gcc-45@4.5.2-0.175.2.0.0.42.1
2. This package requires system/header
3. Version of system/header found in the repo is pkg://solaris/system/header@0.5.11-0.175.2.0.0.42.2
4. This version cannot be installed because the system is installed with consolidation/osnet/osnet-incorporation@0.5.11-0.175.2.15.0.5.2 and this package requires system/header@0.5.11,5.11-0.175.2.14.0.3.2 or higher

    $ pkg contents -rm consolidation/osnet/osnet-incorporation@0.5.11-0.175.2.15.0.5.2 | grep depend | grep system/header@
    depend fmri=pkg:/system/header@0.5.11,5.11-0.175.2.14.0.3.2 type=incorporate

5. So because system/header@0.5.11,5.11-0.175.2.14.0.3.2 is not found in repo, the installation of developer/gcc-45 fails

 

Cause

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