RE: Question about patch levels

From: Bobak, Mark <>
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2009 12:39:57 -0400
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Actually, Roger, that's not really true anymore.

Oracle has recently announced the concept of a PSU, or patch set update.

So, if you're on, and you apply the first PSU on, you'll be running After the second PSU, it will be

This is very new. I've never seen a PSU, let alone applied one, but, they're starting w/, and later plan to add one for

See MetaLink Doc ID 850471.1 for full details.


From: [] On Behalf Of Roger Xu Sent: Monday, August 24, 2009 12:35 PM
To: Cc: Oracle L
Subject: Re: Question about patch levels

1st Digit is a major database release number.

2nd Digit is the database maintenance release number.

3rd Digit is the application server release number.

4th Digit identifies a release level specific to a component.

5th Digit identifies a platform specific release.

On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 11:23 AM, Taylor, Chris David <<>> wrote: If you're running cpu patch 24, is there a version number for this like

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