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Old 10-20-2010, 05:02 AM   #1
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Patch cluster dry run


I'm just wondering if there is an easy way to produce a 'dry run' result of a patch cluster on Solaris 10 so I can see which patches would be applied.

There doesn't seem an obvious way of doing it.

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The closest way would be using live upgrade.
Old 10-20-2010, 05:47 AM   #3
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Unfortunately, that's not an option.

I should probably have specified that this installation is the original Solaris 10 release. I have applied a pretty recent '10 Recommended' patch cluster to the system. Prior to this, it had never been patched at all.

I've needed to add a couple of packages from the orginal Solaris 10 packages since for various reasons and I need to identify the patches that would be applied from the patch cluster to update those components.


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