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Recommended update for procmail

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(Last modified: 22AUG2007)


solutions Recommended update for procmail SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (d6a0f758fd6323bc21c0060ba83275d7)

Applies to

Package: procmail
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 4033
Release: 20070822
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everybody should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

With newer kernels procmail can not use both fcntl(2) and flock(2) to get a lock on a data file located on a NFS. Both locking schemes can not be used together on NFS with this kernels.

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 procmail.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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