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Recommended update for rpm

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(Last modified: 25MAY2005)


solutions Recommended update for rpm SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (77a77f13218cfbddbaa50e11caae126e)

Applies to

Package: rpm
rpm-devel
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
Patch: patch-10141
Release: 20050525
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

The rpm library terminated the program if it received signals like SIGHUP or
SIGTERM even if these signals were set to SIG_IGN before rpmlib functions got
called. This update makes the rpm library honor ignored signals.

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 rpm.rpm rpm-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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