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Re: Determining Solaris patch revisions


From: Tim Nelson
Subject: Re: Determining Solaris patch revisions
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2005 10:57:31 +1000 (EST)

On Wed, 21 Sep 2005 address@hidden wrote:


> I was thinking of writing a module that would parse the output of 'showrev
>  -p',
> determine the latest rev and then for each patch print out:
>
> =patch_<patchrev>=<rev>
>
> For example:
>
> =patch_118558=3
>
> Numerical comparisons could then be used to determin if a rev was equal,
> greater, or less than.
>
> Any other ideas?

#!/usr/bin/perl -w
use strict;
open(IN,"showrev -p |");
while(<IN>) {
 if ( $_ =~ /^Patch: (\d+)\-(\d+)/ ) {
   print "=solaris_patchrev_$1=$2\n";
 }
}
close(IN);

....seems simple enough?

....but do you know what patches you care about in advance?  The set
of classes defined by the (any) module needs to be explictly defined
with addinstallable = ( )

Those of you playing with Solaris patches may want to check out http://astro.uchicago.edu/~davidr/cfengine-tools/

If you read their LISA 2000 paper, it talks about their Solaris patch stuff. They have code that does the stuff they were talking about.

I've made code (http://arpmats.sourceforge.net/) that does most of the same stuff they talk about *except* the Solaris patch stuff, but I've left in the database table, etc, for dealing with the patch stuff, so it should be easy to implement in Arpmats if someone wants to take the time to do it.

        :)

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