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Recommended update for attr

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(Last modified: 10APR2007)


solutions Recommended update for attr SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (b315e6e8120389124056c5264c01d9b6)

Applies to

Package: attr
libattr
libattr-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
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11473
Release: 20070410
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

The attr library on SLES9, which is used by cp, mv, and a few other tools,
interacts badly with SGI DMF: Hierarchical Storage management attributes are
preserved when copying/moving files. This update to the attr library fixes
these problems.

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 attr.rpm libattr.rpm libattr-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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