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Recommended update for package readline


(Last modified: 18NOV2002)

solutions Recommended update for package readline SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5ec7c46b45fc41730cbde07c523eed9a)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4

Package: readline
Release: 20021118
Obsoletes: none


Thist update should be installed.



Problem description

This update fixes a readline library OOM (out of memory) crash which happened due to wrong expansion of an escape sequence after reloading inputrc. In addition it makes prefix-meta work even if mapped onto longer escape sequences.


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 readline.rpm readline-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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