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OpenSolaris 2008.11 Distribution Constructor Guide
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Distribution Constructor Files

The distribution constructor application contains tools, scripts, and utilities that can be used to design and build a custom, preconfigured OpenSolaris image. When the SUNWdistro-const package is installed on your system, you have the following files available.

Table 1-2 Distribution Constructor Files

File Location



Distribution constructor application



Tools for generating and copying USB images



Tools for generating the ISO sort file


Configuration, data, and utilities files used by the distribution constructor application


Configuration, data, and utilities files used to create the ISO image, including the default slim_cd.xml manifest file.



Documentation for the distribution constructor, including the following:

Note - The distribution constructor and finalizer scripts require files provided by the SUNWinstall package, including /usr/bin/ManifestRead and files in /usr/lib/python2.4/vendor-packages/osol_install. SUNWinstall also includes /usr/bin/ManifestServ, which can be used as a debugging tool for XML manifests.

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