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A Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 3.5 hotfix rollup package is available that simplifies the maintenance of stability and reliability of Windows Services for UNIX 3.5 systems. We recommend that all Windows Services for UNIX 3.5 users apply this hotfix rollup package.
The hotfix rollup package contains the following updates:
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
PrerequisitesYou must have Windows Services for UNIX 3.5 installed to apply this hotfix.
Restart requirementYou must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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Changes in behaviorAfter you apply the hotfix rollup package, the open system call and the wcs_open system call support the O_NOFOLLOW flag. For more information about the O_NOFOLLOW flag, see the open system call and the wcs_open system call manual page (man page).
Known issuesYou may experience any of the following issues after you apply the hotfix rollup package:
Article ID: 913030 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
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