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Recommended update for gzip


(Last modified: 31MAR2006)

solutions Recommended update for gzip SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5d4e873795b1d97b12d07b22d30b9310)

Applies to

Package: gzip
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
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-10932
Release: 20060331
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

Gzip obsoletes compress, so the compress command from the ncompress
package (introduced with SP2) will get deleted if gzip is installed
after ncompress or gzip is updated. This update fixes it.


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 -Uvh gzip.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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