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Solaris™ 8 Advanced System Administrator's Guide, Third Edition by Janice Winsor

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Setting Up Package Administration Files

The pkgadd and pkgrm files, by default, use information from the /var/sadm/install/admin/default file, as shown below.

oak% more /var/sadm/install/admin/default
#ident      "@(#)default1.4   92/12/23 SMI"/* SVr4.0  1.5.2.1*/ 
mail=
instance=unique
partial=ask
runlevel=ask
idepend=ask
rdepend=ask
space=ask
setuid=ask
conflict=ask
action=ask
basedir=default
oak%

The parameters in this file are a set of parameter=value pairs, each on a separate line. If you do not want to use the default values, you can create an admin file and set different values. Table 70 lists and describes the parameters and shows the available ...

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