[GLASSFISH-7045] What is the story of updater center for OpenSolaris or Ubuntu? Created: 15/Jan/09  Updated: 06/Mar/12

Status: Open
Project: glassfish
Component/s: update_center
Affects Version/s: V3
Fix Version/s: not determined

Type: New Feature Priority: Critical
Reporter: ludo Assignee: Snjezana Sevo-Zenzerovic
Resolution: Unresolved Votes: 0
Labels: None
Remaining Estimate: Not Specified
Time Spent: Not Specified
Original Estimate: Not Specified

Operating System: All
Platform: Macintosh

Issuezilla Id: 7,045


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.

Comment by Snjezana Sevo-Zenzerovic [ 29/Apr/09 ]

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

Comment by ludo [ 29/Apr/09 ]

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...

Comment by ludo [ 19/Dec/09 ]

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?)

Comment by Tom Mueller [ 06/Mar/12 ]

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

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