OpenSolaris: BFU archive anatomy

I think I’ve covered the basics of updating your OpenSolaris using BFU before. This is the post: OpenSolaris BFU. Back then I’ve explained the basics of BFUing.

Today I simply would like to tell a bit more about the contents of a BFU archive, using the latest available one as an example: ON b41.

After you download and unpack the archive, you will get a directory like this:

bash-3.00$ cd /export/dist/archives-b41
bash-3.00$ ls
BINARYLICENSE.txt THIRDPARTYLICENSE.BFU-ARCHIVES
README.BFU-ARCHIVES.i386 i386

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