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>After upgrading from 2.5.1 to 2.6 (Sparc sun4m), I cannot get any of the
>2.6 Patches to install. Has anyone else run into this problem?
>When running ./installpatch -d ., I get the following error every time:
>Checking installed packages and patches...
>Verifying sufficient filesystem capacity (dry run method)...
>Installing patch packages...
>pkgadd: ERROR: checkinstall script did not complete successfully
5.53) Patch installation often fails with "checkinstall" errors.
When installing a patch, the Solaris 2.5+ patch installation
procedure will execute the script "checkinstall" with uid nobody.
If any of the patch files cannot be read by nobody or if any part
of the path leading up to the patch directory an error similar to
the following will appear:
Generating list of files to be patched...
Verifying sufficient filesystem capacity (exhaustive method) ...
Installing patch packages...
pkgadd: ERROR: checkinstall script did not complete successfully
You can workaround this in two ways, one is to make sure that
nobody can read all patch files and execute a "pwd" in the patch
directory or add an account "install" to /etc/passwd:
Installpatch uses "nobody" as a fallback if it cannot find the "install"
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