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Recommended update for OpenSLP

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(Last modified: 25MAY2005)


solutions Recommended update for OpenSLP SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (d839cb62fce09b736674839ffafbec86)

Applies to

Package: openslp
openslp-server
openslp-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-10128
Release: 20050525
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Always install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update contains two fixes:
  1. the code was changed to use poll instead of select, so openslp does not crash anymore if filedescriptor numbers are beyond 1024.
  2. slpd now also listens on the SLPv1 General Multicast address port to enhance SLPv1 compatibility.

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 openslp.rpm openslp-server.rpm openslp-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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