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Recommended update for sharutils, ncompress and gzip

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(Last modified: 24AUG2006)


solutions Recommended update for sharutils, ncompress and gzip SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (588bd557beb52ea948303a731629eed5)

Applies to

Package: sharutils
ncompress
gzip
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11168
Release: 20060824
Obsoletes: 5d4e873795b1d97b12d07b22d30b9310

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This is an update of gzip, ncompress and sharutils for SLES9 SP3
ncompress:
  • Reactivate, rename to ncompress and fix on 64bit big-endian [#78331]
gzip:
  • Remove uncompress compat link [#78331]
  • Remove obsoletes of compress [#133251]
sharutils:
  • Remove compress symlink [#78331]

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 sharutils.rpm ncompress.rpm gzip.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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