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Recommended update for package star


(Last modified: 11NOV2002)

solutions Recommended update for package star SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (c8a82d04fe1d6bee386cef01863f5323)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4

Package: star
Release: 20021111
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using the package star should install this patch.



Problem description

Star has a bug in the code that backs up ACLs; the produced archives get corrupted. This fixes the corruption and also makes star understand archives that were produced with buggy versions.


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 -Uvh star.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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