I think the easiest solution would be to upgrade the machine to Solaris 2.6.Quote:>Suppose one has a Solaris 2 computer where which has had the
>recommended patch clusters installed on it from time to time,
>leaving many old files from old patches in /var/sadm .
>What is the safe way to remove some of the unused old files
>from old patches in /var/sadm? "Safe" means that programs
>like "showrev -p" work properly, and subsequent installpatch
>runs won't get confused about the current patch state of the
>computer, but being able to backoutpatch to get to the old
>patches' versions of the files is not a requirement.
All of the patch related files in /var/sadm will be removed during the
upgrade. Solaris 2.6 has drastically fewer patches than earlier versions of
Solaris -- we currently only install 3 security related patches on our
John Stewart -- Computing and Communications Services, Carleton University