[csw-users] Live Upgrade

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Tue May 17 13:28:38 CEST 2011

Hi Peter,

Am 17.05.2011 um 13:25 schrieb Peter Bonivart:
> On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 12:32 PM, Dagobert Michelsen <dam at opencsw.org> wrote:
>> Am 17.05.2011 um 12:07 schrieb David Morgan:
>>> Is it possible to use Solaris Live Upgrade to update OpenCSW packages?
>> It should be possible to do a lumount to some temporary mountpoint and
>> then use something like (this does **NOT** work right now for the reason
>> below):
>>  pkgutil -U -y -R /lumount -u
>> Peter: I note there is root_path allowed in pkgutil.conf, it would IMHO
>> be good to provide the above syntax for consistency with existing
>> pkg-commands and easy-of-use.
> I don't know how many options users can handle (remember :-), that's
> why I try to put unusual ones in pkgutil.conf instead.
> You can always temporarily set anything  from pkgutil.conf with the
> --param option:
> # pkgutil -Uyu --param=root_path:/lumount

The packages _should_ be compliant with root relocation.

David: Feel free to give it a try, it should work. If you encounter anything
strange please post, visit us at #opencsw ot file a bug whatever you
see fit :-)

> Wouldn't that be good enough for now? On the other hand, -R is still
> available so I may put that in the next release... :-)

Sounds good.

Best regards

  -- Dago

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