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Recommended update for ypbind


(Last modified: 19JUL2005)

solutions Recommended update for ypbind SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (a9d7ec6dfa2d1e5cb4ce46da6404b6b8)

Applies to

Package: ypbind
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-10314
Release: 20050719
Obsoletes: none


Update if you use ypbind.



Problem description

This update makes the error handling of ypbind more robust. It could crash
under high load in very rare cases in flaky networks or if the NIS server is


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 ypbind.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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