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Optional update for killerd


(Last modified: 20MAR2007)

solutions Optional update for killerd SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (8bdde1409c4aaf0dba9525128cd75bb1)

Applies to

Package: killerd
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 2910
Release: 20070320
Obsoletes: none


This package is the update for Service Pack 1 of SUSE Linux Enterprise 10.
Install it to have your system at SP1 level.



Problem description

  • update to 1.1
    • killerd.c (init_HZ): Use sysconf(_SC_CLK_TCK) if available, this seems to be the most reliable method on recent glibc's.
    • killerd.conf: Better comments for all settings.
    • killerd.c: Clarified license message.
    • killerd.c: Users can be excluded if their UID is less than a configured limit.
    • killerd.c: Unified processing of wildcard entries. Entries with no names always serve as defaults, special treatment of *'s is gone.
    • killerd.c: (warn_user): Avoid unlimited retrying if the user's terminal is XOFF'ed.
  • package created (initial version 1.0) (Fate#301747)


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 killerd.rpm

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