Other Miscellaneous Tips
The following suggestions can help you avoid some common problems.
Performing Full Installations to Avoid Future Problems
With the size of modern disks, always do a full installation on servers. There's no point in trying to save a few hundred megabytes to later find out that you need a package that's only installed on the server option.
Finding Package Commands or Files
Use the plain text file /var/sadm/install/contents to be comfortable with package-name-to-utility-name relationships. Using this file makes it easy to answer the question "What is the package name for Perl?" To use this file, simply type the commands that follow:
grep '/usr/bin/perl' \ /var/sadm/install/contents /usr/bin/perl=../perl5/5.00503 /bin/perl5.00503 l none SUNWpl5u
Defining Man Page Printing Options
To ensure that you can print a nicely formatted PostScript file of man pages, enabling you to build up a personal reference pack, set the environment variable TCAT as follows:
TCAT=usr/lib/lp/postscript/dpost man -t whatever | lp