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Recommended update for tcsh

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(Last modified: 23MAY2005)


solutions Recommended update for tcsh SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (eaceffc9a475e8b6a9c8632218d6a5cd)

Applies to

Package: tcsh
Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-10056
Release: 20050523
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using tcsh or who wants to install and use third party software
should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes a number of problems in tcsh:
  • tcsh crashed when about more than 2200 executables where in the $PATH (67358). If this problem exists, the tcsh dies (segfaults) at the first entered command.
  • multiple fixes for UTF-8 handling
  • tcsh does not execute the complete commandline after internal command fails (suse23681)
  • HOSTTYPE is wrong in tcsh (suse34126)
  • tcsh command completion misbehaves for mv, cp (and others?) with ~ (suse35339)
  • tcsh redirection misbehaving with echo builtin (fix O_LARGEFILE support suse46977)

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 tcsh.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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