[csw-users] pkgutil switches so as to show what WOULD happen.

Peter Bonivart bonivart at opencsw.org
Fri Mar 12 22:17:02 CET 2010

On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 9:25 PM, Wyche, George             PW
<George.Wyche at pw.utc.com> wrote:
> I am expecting to give pkgutil a try.
> Since my Solaris8 box here at work has no internet connection, when I
> want to add an openCSW package, I want to know all the openCSW packages
> I need to get by hand and bring along. I think pkgutil can do that for
> me.
> I did get the very latest catalog and descriptions and I have those in
> [name]/sparc/5.8/
> And I have the "mirror" set to file://[name] in /opt/csw/pkgutil.conf
> If I want to get tetex, what would the pkgutil command be (without it
> doing any pkgadd)?

Update pkgutil with your catalog:

# pkgutil -U

Then do a "no action" install:

# pkgutil -in tetex

It will look into the catalog and tell you what packages you need.


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