OBSOLETE Patch-ID# 124245-02

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Keywords: security performance rm unintended delete
Synopsis: Obsoleted by: 126441-01 SunOS 5.10_x86: /usr/bin/rm patch
Date: Jun/20/2007

Install Requirements: NA

Solaris Release: 10_x86

SunOS Release: 5.10_x86

Unbundled Product:

Unbundled Release:

Xref: This patch available for SPARC as patch 124244

Topic: SunOS 5.10_x86: /usr/bin/rm patch

Relevant Architectures: i386

Bugs fixed with this patch:

Sun CR # Bug #

Changes incorporated in this version: 6296436

Patches accumulated and obsoleted by this patch:

Patches which conflict with this patch:

Patches required with this patch:

Obsoleted by: 126441-01

Files included with this patch:


Problem Description:

6296436 /usr/bin/rm has slowed down
(from 124245-01)
6399959 *rm* can delete unintended files
6479906 *rm* source can be worked on to improve code readability

Patch Installation Instructions:
For Solaris 2.0-2.6 releases, refer to the Install.info file and/or
the README within the patch for instructions on using the generic
'installpatch' and 'backoutpatch' scripts provided with each patch.
For Solaris 7-10 releases, refer to the man pages for instructions
on using 'patchadd' and 'patchrm' scripts provided with Solaris.
Any other special or non-generic installation instructions should be
described below as special instructions.  The following example
installs a patch to a standalone machine:
       example# patchadd /var/spool/patch/104945-02
The following example removes a patch from a standalone system:
       example# patchrm 104945-02
For additional examples please see the appropriate man pages.

Special Install Instructions:
NOTE 1:  If you're planning to set up Zones on this system, please make
         sure to install the following patch which fixes bugid 6216195
         (zone installation confused by UPDATE=yes in pkginfo(4) file.)
         119255-06 (or greater)  Install and Patch Utilities Patch

README -- Last modified date: Saturday, November 10, 2012