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oops, we didn’t QA patching on zone-enabled systems

(I’m still writing my article on setting up zones under Solaris 10. Bear with me while I assemble all the relevant details)

I just got hit by this bug:

Transition patching (-t option) is not supported in a zones environment.

Basically, you can’t patch a system with non-global zones installed without manually hacking an rc script! As the last comment in the thread says, “Hmm, the thing that most concerns me is that a bug that obvious should have been found in even the most cursory testing.”

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  1. j00ls, your title of this posts reminds me of a developer with basic Engrish skillz 😉

    "oops, we didn’t QA patching on zone-enabled systems"