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Optional update for bash


(Last modified: 08JAN2007)

solutions Optional update for bash SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (1193fc228911250827a62d67ad853d0d)

Applies to

Package: bash
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
Patch: patch-11316
Release: 20070108
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

This update provides a 64bit bash.
Kernel interfaces such as ulimit for 64bit child processes expect 64bit values. A 64bit binary is required to set values larger than 4GB. A 32bit value would be handled as "unlimited".


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh bash.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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