[oi-dev] Supplying packages..

Chris Ridd chrisridd at mac.com
Fri Dec 9 06:50:17 UTC 2011

On 9 Dec 2011, at 03:34, Jorgen Lundman wrote:

> In the past, I have always done "pkgadd" style packages of my own work for Solaris.
> Recently we have started using oi-IPS repository at work, so I thought it might be worth upgrading my own packages to IPS-style, as well.
> But I assume I can't just "pkgsend publish" to OI's repo. What is the policy here, what is the procedure? I could set up a new repository on my own server, and ask any users to "set-publishers" to get my application, but that does seem a tad silly for just the one package (at the moment).

The last part is correct - create your own IPS server, and users will need to add your publisher to their machine to see your package(s).

You may also want to look into securing your IPS server so that only the expected users & machines can add new packages to it.


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