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how i can create a pkg file?

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good morning, I use solaris 11 not only develop software but also as a desktop system.
So I need some software like VLC and want to know how to make a package of these softwares an also how to upload the packages on a repository to use it every i want.
sorry my english, i am italian.
  • 1. Re: how i can create a pkg file?
    bigdelboy Pro
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    Looking round the OTN for solaris article I noticed the following page on IPS Packaging:

    http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/server-storage/solaris11/technologies/ips-323421.html

    I noticed the following 'how-to' guide entitled: How to Create and Publish Packages to an IPS Repository on Oracle Solaris 11

    http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/articles/servers-storage-admin/o11-097-create-pkg-ips-524496.html

    Which covering the following fours steps:

    Building the source code.
    Creating a manifest for your IPS package
    Setting up an IPS repository
    Publishing the package to the repository.
  • 2. Re: how i can create a pkg file?
    901352 Newbie
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    Please see

    Packaging and Delivering Software With the Image Packaging System in Oracle Solaris 11.1
    http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E26502_01/html/E21383/index.html

    and

    Copying and Creating Oracle Solaris 11.1 Package Repositories
    http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E26502_01/html/E28985/index.html

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