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Patch Check Advanced

Patch Check Advanced (pca) generates lists of installed and missing patches for Sun Solaris systems and optionally downloads patches. It resolves dependencies between patches and installs them in the correct order. It works on all versions of Solaris and on both SPARC and x86.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  14 May 2010 08:04

    Release Notes: A fix for the configuration file being read twice has been included. A new option to feed options directly to wget (--wgetopt) has been added. Recommended status from non-obsolete revisions is now passed. Program name and current working directory are shown in the debug output. Documentation for information about patch installation utilities patches has been added. Patches 141876, 141877, 125388, and 125389 were added to the whitelist, obsolete patches were removed. The apply check has been removed for patches 127683 and 127684, and added for patches 143323 and 143324.

    •  07 May 2009 06:09

      Release Notes: A typo in error messages has been fixed.

      •  08 Apr 2009 20:09

        Release Notes: HTTPS is used as a default when connecting to SunSolve if wget supports it. Arch from pkginfo is used instead of uname to check if a patch applies. Both directory or file to be specified with the wget option is allowed now. Setting of the root option with the patch install message in syslog is shown. Unnecessary error output from pkgparam is ignored.

        •  19 Mar 2009 10:48

          Release Notes: Both the directory and the file may now be specified with the wget option.

          •  02 Mar 2009 16:20

            Release Notes: HTTPS is used by default when connecting to SunSolve, if wget supports it.


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