AdminTool (admintool), including swmtool, might not be supported in a future release.
Asian short locale names, including zh, zh.GBK, zh.UTF-8, ko, ko.UTF-8, and zh_TW, might not be listed in the dtlogin language list in a future release. The Solaris 8 and Solaris 9 releases provide new ISO standard locale names, including zh_CN.EUC, zh_CN.GBK, zh_CN.UTF-8, ko_KR.EUC, ko_KR.UTF-8, and zh_TW.EUC.
The Device Management entries in power.conf(4) might not be supported in a future release. Similar functionality is provided by the Automatic Device Power Management entries in the Solaris 9 operating environment.
The Federated Naming Service that is based on the X/Open XFN standard might not be supported in a future release.
The /usr/share/lib/zoneinfo/GMT[+-]* time zones might not be supported in a future release. These files might be removed from /usr/share/lib/zoneinfo. Replace usage of the zoneinfo time zones with the equivalent Etc/GMT[-+]* file. See the man pages zoneinfo(4) and environ(5) for more information.
Version 1.2.2 of the JRE might not be supported in a future release. Near-equivalent functionality is supported by Java 2 Standard Edition, versions 1.4 and compatible versions. Current and previous versions of JRE are available for download from http://java.sun.com.
The Kerberos version 4 client might be removed from a future release. This client includes the Kerberos version 4 support in the kinit(1), kdestroy(1), klist(1), ksrvtgt(1), mount_nfs(1M), share(1M), and kerbd(1M) commands. The Kerberos version 4 client also includes support in the kerberos(3KRB) library, and in the ONC RPC programming API kerberos_rpc(3KRB).
Korean CID fonts might not be supported in a future release. You can use the Korean TrueType fonts that are included in the Solaris operating environment as a replacement for Korean CID fonts.
LDAP client library, libldap.so.3, might not be included in a future release. The current version of this library, libldap.so.5, is compliant with the draft-ietf-ldapext-ldap-c-api-05.txt revision of the ldap-c-api draft from the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).
NIS+ might not be supported in a future release. Tools to aid the migration from NIS+ to LDAP are available in the Solaris 9 operating environment. For more information, visit http://www.sun.com/directory/nisplus/transition.html.
The pam_unix(5) module might not be supported in a future release. Similar functionality is provided by pam_authtok_check(5), pam_authtok_get(5), pam_authtok_store(5), pam_dhkeys(5), pam_passwd_auth(5), pam_unix_account(5), pam_unix_auth(5), and pam_unix_session(5).
Perl version 5.005_03 might not be supported in a future release. In the Solaris 9 operating environment, the default version of Perl has been changed to a version that is not binary compatible with the earlier version (5.005_03), although the earlier version is still retained for compatibility. Customer-installed modules need to be rebuilt and reinstalled against the new version. Modify any scripts that require the use of version 5.005_03 to explicitly use the 5.005_03 version of the interpreter (/usr/perl5/5.005_03/bin/perl) instead of the default version (/bin/perl, /usr/bin/perl, or /usr/perl5/bin/perl).
The following power management I/O control commands (ioctls) might not be supported in a future release.
The following alternative ioctls are supported in the Solaris 9 operating environment.
For more information on these alternative ioctls, see the pm(7D) man page.
Solaris Volume Manager's Transactional Volumes (trans metadevices) might not be supported in a future release to reduce redundancy on the Solaris feature set. Similar functionality is provided by UFS Logging, included in the Solaris 8 operating environment, and compatible versions.
Solstice Enterprise Agents might not be supported in a future release.
The SPC driver might not be supported in a future release.
sun4m hardware might not be supported in a future release of the Solaris operating environment.
XIL might not be supported in a future release. An application that uses XIL causes the following warning message to be displayed.
WARNING: XIL OBSOLESCENCE This application uses the Solaris XIL interface which has been declared obsolete and may not be present in version of Solaris beyond Solaris 9. Please notify your application supplier. The message can be suppressed by setting the environment variable "_XIL_SUPPRESS_OBSOLETE_MSG.
The xutops print filter might not be supported in a future release. Similar functionality is provided by the mp(1) print filter in the Solaris 9 operating environment.