Using IPS CLI
The Image Packaging System software is a network-centric packaging system written in Python.
Note - Both IPS and SVR4 packages are supported for the OpenSolaris 2008.11 release.
With IPS, users can perform the following basic tasks:
You can create your own image.
After you have created your own image, you can install new packages and update existing packages from an IPS repository to your image.
You can manage and search the packages on your image by using IPS commands that reference package attributes.
See IPS Commands.
With IPS, developers can perform the following additional tasks: