After install of Recommended Patchset (2012.12.19), Mailx/shell Behavior Changed (Doc ID 1540199.1)

Last updated on JULY 11, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The Recommended OS Patchset (2012.12.19) 5.10 Generic_147440-27 was installed. The below shell / mailx command format does not work anymore. Before the patch update the message body included the entries of the /etc/hosts file which is being redirected into the body of the mail message. After the patch update the body of the message now only includes the name of the redirected file.

Cause

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