SCO Update Service and Supplemental Downloads
At this site, SCO posts the latest information
about various Supplements containing: fixes, corrections,
patches; Maintenance Packs and Update Packages for SCO products.
SCO UnixWare and OpenServer Customers
To help guide you with your selection, SCO offers the following
details on the information posted within this site.
SCO Update Packages are a collection of product features
and enhancements available to our customers with SCO Update
Services. These packages offer early delivery of features
and enhancements that will be included in the next Operating
System Release. SCO Update packages enable deployment when
ready which reduces the need for disruptive major upgrades.
Maintenance Packs or Release Supplements are a collection
of supplements, patches and security fixes that SCO recommends
be installed by all customers running a specific SCO product
release. To reduce the overhead of patch management, SCO offers
Maintenance Packs as a way to simplify patch installation
and increase release stability and supportability.
Individual Patches are a single patch that contains
one or more fixes for a specific area. These are produced
in response to a reported problem. Depending on the severity,
of a patch, we may add a status listing of "critical or recommended".
This information is offered to help guide you with recommended
installations to maintain our product's stability and supportabilty.
Security Supplements are provided to customers to
rapidly distribute information about reported security vulnerabilities
and to provide the needed fix.
Individual Drivers are a single driver that is new
to the product or contains fixes to a specific current driver
that is now available.