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Recommended update for acl and acl-devel

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(Last modified: 01MAR2004)


solutions Recommended update for acl and acl-devel SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (c6817cc1dc208b6e232dcb886afc8912)

Applies to

Package: acl
acl-devel
attr
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8

Release: 20040301
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Fixes a memory leak in acl_init().

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Fixes a long standing bug in acl_get_file() for default ACLs.
Default ACLs bigger than the access ACL of the same file could not be
retrieved; this is very unusual.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as RPM packages that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh acl.rpm acl-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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