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Type: New Feature New Feature
Status: Open Open
Priority: Critical Critical
Assignee: Snjezana Sevo-Zenzerovic
Reporter: ludo
Votes: 0
Watchers: 0

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What is the story of updater center for OpenSolaris or Ubuntu?

Created: 15/Jan/09 08:55 AM   Updated: 06/Mar/12 09:56 PM
Component/s: update_center
Affects Version/s: V3
Fix Version/s: not determined

Time Tracking:
Not Specified


Operating System: All
Platform: Macintosh

Issuezilla Id: 7,045
Participants: ludo, Snjezana Sevo-Zenzerovic and Tom Mueller

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With opensolaris official IPS repo or Ubuntu packages, what is the story for our
update center...
While IPS is a shared tech with opensolaris and GlassFish, the update centers
are differents, and cannot be mixed and matched (different code base for top dir
For Unbuntu, the GF UC should./must not be able to update the GF installed bits
in system install location. Only Ubuntu UC can do that.

Further more, the Admin GUI has hard coded Update Center UI talking to the GF uc.
What will admin gui shows if the product is natively installed on OpenSolaris or
Unbuntu? The Ubuntu Update Center? A Mix of add-ons via GF update Center and
patchs from native repository?
For openSolaris, the user will have 2 separate pkg commands?. User experience?

Need clarification.

Snjezana Sevo-Zenzerovic added a comment - 29/Apr/09 12:11 PM

Changing status to "feature" - needs discussion and spec, not the bug fix

ludo added a comment - 29/Apr/09 01:38 PM

historically, moves like that are needed for a clean bug dashboard, so that
nobody sees the issue, so that we can ship the product without implementing the

Tell me it is not true for this feature: it is a must have for FCS...

ludo added a comment - 19/Dec/09 10:26 AM

Are we going to address this rfe?

Anyone working on a merged provisioning system for IPS (i.e stop using SVR4 to
populate native IPS?), and a BASEDIR changeable at install time, depending on
the target (i.e IPS native or GF IPS user centric?)

Tom Mueller added a comment - 06/Mar/12 09:56 PM

Bulk update to change fix version to "not determined" for all issues still open but with a fix version for a released version.