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Recommended update for glibc

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(Last modified: 25MAY2005)


solutions Recommended update for glibc SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (c992463a9c86b52700eb66d573ae6d59)

Applies to

Package: glibc
glibc-devel
glibc-profile
timezone
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-10142
Release: 20050525
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

  • Update FPU function on PPC/PPC64 [Bug #49764]
  • Fix memory corruption in getgrouplist function [Bug #49833]
  • Fix getcontext/swapcontext on PPC64 [Bug #49139]
  • Fix cpuid handling for amd64 string functions [Bug #49803]
  • Update zdump from tzcode2005c to fix crash on 64-bit [#46588]
  • Add memory clobber to string inline assemblies on s390 [#50284]
  • Fix bindresvport blacklist handling
  • Apply yet another *context* fix for PPC [#65365]
  • Fix xdr_putlong/xdr_getlong on 64bit bigendian [#65366]
  • Compile pthread_nonshared with -fPIC [#72970]
  • Fix LD_PROFILE on ia64
  • Fix function address returned by dladdr
  • Add RLIMIT_MSGQUEUE and RLIMIT_SIGPENDING [Bug #75456]
  • Rip out broken bcopy alias on x86-64 [#80474]

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 glibc.rpm glibc-devel.rpm glibc-profile.rpm timezone.rpm

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