Re: Question about patch levels

From: Roger Xu <wellmetus_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2009 13:14:03 -0500
Message-ID: <eb64345d0908241114k479d7708ldc159aa8b365cbad_at_mail.gmail.com>



Mark,

So we need to pick either CPU or PSU from now on? Note 854428.1 says it's not easy to reverting from PSU back to CPU.

Thanks,

Roger

On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 11:39 AM, Bobak, Mark <Mark.Bobak_at_proquest.com>wrote:

> Actually, Roger, thatís not really true anymore.
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> Oracle has recently announced the concept of a PSU, or patch set update.
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> So, if youíre on 10.2.0.4.0, and you apply the first PSU on 10.2.0.4.0,
> youíll be running 10.2.0.4.1. After the second PSU, it will be 10.2.0.4.2.
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> This is very new. Iíve never seen a PSU, let alone applied one, but,
> theyíre starting w/ 10.2.0.4, and later plan to add one for 11.1.0.7.
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> See MetaLink Doc ID 850471.1 for full details.
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> -Mark
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> *From:* oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org [mailto:
> oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org] *On Behalf Of *Roger Xu
> *Sent:* Monday, August 24, 2009 12:35 PM
> *To:* ChrisDavid.Taylor_at_ingrambarge.com
> *Cc:* Oracle L
> *Subject:* Re: Question about patch levels
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> 10.2.0.4.0
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> 1st Digit is a major database release number.
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> 2nd Digit is the database maintenance release number.
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> 3rd Digit is the application server release number.
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> 4th Digit identifies a release level specific to a component.
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> 5th Digit identifies a *platform specific release*.
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> On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 11:23 AM, Taylor, Chris David <
> ChrisDavid.Taylor_at_ingrambarge.com> wrote:
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> If you're running 10.2.0.4 cpu patch 24, is there a version number for this
> like 10.2.0.4.24?
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> *Chris Taylor*
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