[OpenIndiana-discuss] Infinite updates...

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Thu Mar 27 15:30:52 UTC 2014

On 03/27/14 03:36 AM, John Doe wrote:
> From: Laurent Blume <laurent+oi at elanor.org>
>> Yes. It's how IPS/pkg was designed to work: by default, it does not
>> update the current environment, it creates a new one, and update that
>> one. So your updates won't be used until you reboot to the new environment.
> Ah, thanks to both for the confirmation.
> Coming from linux, I am used to just reboot for kernel updates.

Same here - only packages tagged reboot_needed cause this, so all those
updates have included changes to either the kernel or kernel drivers
that are tagged as such.

	-Alan Coopersmith-              alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Engineering - http://blogs.oracle.com/alanc

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