NeXTSTEP 3.3 Patch 1 Overview

The NEXTSTEP Release 3.3 Patch 1 is a series of packages and scripts that provide fixes to several bugs introduced in NEXTSTEP Release 3.3. Please read the Release Notes and Release Notes Addendum thoroughly before applying the patches.

Caution: These packages should only be installed on systems running NEXTSTEP Release 3.3.

***Do NOT install this patch on systems running NEXTSTEP 3.3J (Kanji Version). NEXTSTEP 3.3J incorporates the updates that this patch provides.
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The NEXTSTEP Release 3.3 Patch Update consists of two User Patch packages:

3.3Intel68kPatch.pkg, available from:

Contains updated system software for Intel PCs or NeXT computers running NEXTSTEP Release 3.3.

3.3HPPASPARCPatch.pkg, available from:

Contains updated system software for Sun or HP workstations running NEXTSTEP Release 3.3.

and one Developer Patch package:

3.3DeveloperPatch.pkg, available from:

Contains updated developer tools for all types of computers running NEXTSTEP Developer Release 3.3.

In addition, the NEXTSTEP Release 3.3 Patch Update was updated to include:

3.3Patch.ImprovedDNS.post_install, available from:

An installation script for improved DNS lookups.

3.3Patch.LibrariesOK.post_install, available from:

Another installation script, for users with POSIX apps that can not be rebuild with the new libposix.a


The POSIX static library, for building posix applications for 3.3patch1 machines using gethost*() libc
routines. Install as /usr/lib/libposix.a.
Published Date: Feb 20, 2012