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Recommended update for glibc

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(Last modified: 24MAY2004)


solutions Recommended update for glibc SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (54105ba1025cdf82f166a43131452453)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF

Package: glibc
glibc-devel
glibc-i18ndata
glibc-info
glibc-locale
timezone
Release: 20040524
Obsoletes: none

Indications

This update should be installed on all machines where the user wants to run
applications using the poll() system call for synchronous I/O multiplexing.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes a bug in the syscall wrapper of poll.

Solution

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 glibc.rpm glibc-devel.rpm glibc-i18ndata.rpm glibc-info.rpm glibc-locale.rpm timezone.rpm
After that you need to reboot the system.

links to download packages

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Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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