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Recommended update for RPM

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(Last modified: 10JAN2005)


solutions Recommended update for RPM SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (b33f50034c1deeee9b148796614de4fd)

Applies to

Package: rpm
rpm-devel
rpm-python
popt
popt-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-9644
Release: 20050110
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Update to SP1 level

Contraindications

None

Problem description

This updates fixes a couple of bugs in the rpm package:
  • move TE type initializaten before the addTE call to make relocations work
  • check payloadformat for "cpio", print extra deltarpm message
  • don't skip directories in the fingerprint check when deleting rpms
  • allow database read access in scripts
  • reset SIGILL handler in RPMClass()
  • change binary payload compression to w9.bzdio
  • fix localization of query results
  • patch isSpecfile to be less restrictive
  • wait up to 3 minutes for the package lock

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-devel,rpm-python,popt,popt-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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