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Why a Solaris 11 Software Update Library synchronzation break's a pkgrecv task into segments (Doc ID 1970655.1)

Last updated on JUNE 14, 2022

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Ops Center - Version 12c (12.1) to 12cR4 (12.4) [Release 12.0]
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A question came up, why the Solaris 11 Software Update Library synchronization job breaks pkgrecv tasks into segments.

The job is segmented on empirical data using fmri's  "'d*'", "'i*'", "'l*'", "'r*'", "'s*'", "'*'"  as these take either the longest time or consume a lot of memory, the last is a catch-all for whatever was missed.

The overall result is a sync of the entire support repo.  

It is not uncommon to see the job fail during the sync of some of these chunks, but not all, for example:




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