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Solaris packaging tools

PkgTools are a set of utilities which are used to aid in the building of native Solaris packages. There are five separate utilities which are used to build packages, prepare a chroot() environment to install software into prior to building a package, copy package control scripts into place, a tool to aid in the starting of new projects, and a tool to check that packages are installed correctly.

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Recent releases

  •  18 Nov 2005 13:49

    No changes have been submitted for this release.

    •  26 Nov 2003 18:50

      Release Notes: The ability to generate packages with templated package control scripts has been added. A utility to ease updating package control scripts and files within a package in datastream format has been added. Some additional checks have been added so that filenames which contain spaces are checked for.

      •  12 Sep 2003 13:21

        Release Notes: This release adds minor bugfixes and commandline options to make building of packages easier.

        •  12 Mar 2003 15:41

          Release Notes: A number of minor bug fixes to build-pkg and chroot-install have been made.

          •  16 Jan 2003 02:18

            Release Notes: This release has numerous minor bugfixes and minor feature enhancements which come from bedding in the code over the past six months. Support for Solaris 9 has been added.


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