OBSOLETE Patch-ID# 140560-01

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Keywords: security locale xpg4 vsc popopen crontab default editor batch shell cron at
Synopsis: Obsoleted by: 142910-17 SunOS 5.10_x86: cron patch
Date: May/14/2009

Install Requirements: Reboot after installing this patch to activate the changes delivered. An alternative may be specified in the Special Install Instructions.

Solaris Release: 10_x86

SunOS Release: 5.10_x86

Unbundled Product:

Unbundled Release:

Xref: This patch available for SPARC as patch 140559

Topic: SunOS 5.10_x86: cron patch

Relevant Architectures: i386

Bugs fixed with this patch:

Sun CR # Bug #

Changes incorporated in this version:

Patches accumulated and obsoleted by this patch: 120817-01 123195-01 125109-02 137018-03 138224-03

Patches which conflict with this patch:

Patches required with this patch:

Obsoleted by: 142910-17

Files included with this patch:


Problem Description:

This revision accumulates generic Sustaining patch 138224-03
        into Solaris S10U7 update.
(from 138224-03)
6744624 cron may ignore jobs when initializing if system clock is reset
(from 138224-02)
        This revision accumulates generic Sustaining patch 137018-03
        into Solaris S10U6 update.
(from 138224-01)
        This revision accumulates generic Sustaining patch 137018-02
        into Solaris S10U6 update.
(from 137018-03)
6577081 atq and atrm fails if /var/spool/cron/atjobs resides on ZFS
(from 137018-02)
6618839 crontab(1) temporary file creation can be circumvented
6620661 possible race condition issue in crontab(1)
(from 137018-01)
        This revision accumulates generic Sustaining patch 125109-02
        into Solaris S10U5 update.
(from 125109-02)
6344121 `crontab -e` doesn't invoke vi as default editor (rework)
(from 125109-01)
6344121 `crontab -e` doesn't invoke vi as default editor
(from 120817-01)
6208425 UNIX98/UNIX03: *vsc* "at" called from /usr/xpg4/bin/sh should run same when SHELL is NULL/unset
(from 123195-01)
6270017 cron/at-jobs log warning about not obtaining latest contract from popen(3C)

Patch Installation Instructions:
Please refer to the man pages for instructions on using 'patchadd'
and 'patchrm' scripts provided with Solaris.
The following example installs a patch to a standalone machine:
       example# patchadd /var/spool/patch/123456-07
The following example removes a patch from a standalone system:
       example# patchrm 123456-07
For additional examples please see the appropriate man pages. Any
other special or non-generic installation instructions should be
described below as special instructions.

Special Install Instructions:
NOTE 1:  Before installing this patch, please be sure to install the latest
         patch utilities patches for your OS. This list of patches is defined
         at http://sunsolve.sun.com
         Please use the pull down list which appears after the text:
         "Latest Patch Update: To ensure the correct functioning of the
         patching utilities on your system, stay up to date on the
         following patches"
NOTE 2:  Reboot the system after patch installation.

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