Re: Solaris x86 & Oracle

From: Maxim Demenko <>
Date: Sun, 07 Jun 2009 11:23:24 +0200
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Mladen Gogala schrieb:
> On Sun, 07 Jun 2009 11:04:40 +0200, Maxim Demenko wrote:
>> All patches from your saved search are *generic* patches. *No one* is
>> for 11g on Solaris x86 ( well, if such platform would exist , they could
>> be applied as well).
>> Best regards
>> Maxim

> I entered "Solaris x86" into the "platform" field. If those patches
> do not exist for that platform, then Metalink is giving me wrong
> information, which should be extremely worrying.

Well, obviously, they "union all" generic patches to every platform specific patches in their query. I don't see much harm in such results (probably the business logic behind that is - if one looks for specific patches, he is probably interested in generic as well) , however it can be misleading - so, good to know about such behaviour...

Best regards


Why make things difficult, when it is possible to make them cryptic
and totally illogical, with just a little bit more effort?

Aksel Peter Jørgensen
Received on Sun Jun 07 2009 - 04:23:24 CDT

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