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A script to install all required Software Updates
Authored by: phillymjs on Sep 19, '08 08:44:24PM

More complete instructions are in another of my replies in this thread.

You don't launch it by double-clicking, you execute it in Terminal with root privileges, i.e. "sudo /Library/Management/initswupdater.sh". I could not duplicate what you were seeing on my test system.

When you run it it will immediately reboot the machine, so make sure you save any open files before you try it out. It was created with the intent of being either remotely executed on machines where the user is logged out, or manually kicked off by me when I'm rebuilding a machine-- so it's not particularly polite.

I have some plans to improve it, like having it pop up a dialog box in the GUI and let the user know what's about to happen and warn them to save their work, and give them the option to defer it. If they do defer it, I plan to make it nag them periodically (either just before a shutdown, or just after the next reboot) until they let it happen.

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