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There are certain packages that should not be installed in local zones and they are designated in
This problem was identified a while back with Solaris 10 and zones, but still persists
Here is a example:
root@suntest-01 # zoneadm -z sun_zonetest3 attach -u
zoneadm: zone ‘sun_zonetest3’: ERROR: attempt to downgrade package SUNWvtss, the source had patches but this system does not. Patches:
I have found that they usually are related to the Solaris VTS Packages.
Here is the fix.
echo 142138 >> /usr/lib/brand/native/bad_patches
What I really don’t get is why isn’t this file updated as part of the patch process.
It would only make sense that the file should be updated as part of a recommended bundle or rollup if they know of new “bad” patches.