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Recommended update for gpm

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(Last modified: 16MAR2004)


solutions Recommended update for gpm SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (92920d48885aa47d62c0ab4517d172eb)

Applies to

Package: gpm
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8

Release: 20040316
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone facing segfaults with gpm should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Gpm didn't check for returned value while opening console, which leads to
segmentation fault when this fails.

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 gpm.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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