NeXTSTEP Current Patch List

This document discusses the current patches available for Apple's NeXTSTEP operating system and for NeXTSTEP versions of the Enterprise Objects Framework. Follow the links in this article for detailed information on each patch.

This article has been archived and is no longer updated by Apple.

All NeXTSTEP 3.3 users should install the following patch:

    • NEXTSTEP 3.3 Patch 3--This patch contains general fixes for the NeXTSTEP operating system, including date handling issues related to the year 2000.

There are several additional patches you may wish to install, depending on your needs:

NeXTSTEP versions previous to 3.3

There are several patches now available for users of NeXTSTEP versions previous to NeXTSTEP 3.3:

Enterprise Objects Framework 1.1

There are no patches currently available for users of EOF 1.1, but you should read the following article if you use the examples provided with EOF.

    • Correcting Century Issues in the EOF Examples--Apple is not aware of any century issues with Enterprise Objects Framework version 1.1 which would affect development or deployment of EOF applications. However, two scripts which install exaple data on Oracle for the Enterprise Objects Examples use a two-digit year format, which is not consistent with Apple's current date-handling practice. This article provides instructions on how to change the EOF examples to avoid this issue.

Enterprise Objects Framework 1.0

There are no patches currently available for users of EOF 1.0.

Last Modified: Feb 20, 2012

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