Git or PKGutil


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Old 09-14-2018
Git or PKGutil

i am running solaris 10 and they want GIt on there.

The instructions that I found on line want me to use pkgutil which i don't have either.

Most packages that i have installed come from the cd and are labeled SUNW...

I see one instruction to add
Code:
pkgadd -d http://get.opencsw.org/now

then
Code:
/opt/csw/bin/pkgutil -U

however i get an error on the first command, I am sure that I am blocked from reaching that site.

Can anyone explain how I can get this package into /var/spool/pkg so the I can add it to my system?

thanks
# 2  
Old 09-14-2018
I doubt anyone letting open access like that to outer space from a indoor lan... sure you must have firewalls etc...

Well most of us download stuff on their PC first then from there copy to the servers...
# 3  
Old 09-14-2018
yes i did that before you replied, I was able to get
git.2.5.35.SPARC.64bit.Solaris.10.pkg

into /var/spool/pkg
but it failed with pkgadd?
# 4  
Old 09-14-2018
You never really mentioned what error you get when you try to install the package...
# 5  
Old 09-14-2018
pkgadd: ERROR: attempt to process datastream failed

am playing with perms now to see if that may be the issue.

------ Post updated at 12:14 PM ------

Code:
.root > cd /var/spool/pkg

p2.root > pkgadd -d .git.2.5.35.SPARC.64bit.Solaris.10.pkg

pkgadd: ERROR: attempt to process datastream failed

    - open of <.git.2.5.35.SPARC.64bit.Solaris.10.pkg> failed, errno=2

pkgadd: ERROR: could not process datastream from <.git.2.5.35.SPARC.64bit.Solaris.10.pkg>

p2.root > pwd

/var/spool/pkg

p2.root >

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