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Recommended update for glibc

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(Last modified: 10JAN2005)


solutions Recommended update for glibc SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (f4de12a26f28d672f37757f6692b3070)

Applies to

Package: glibc
glibc-64bit
glibc-32bit
glibc-x86
glibc-devel
glibc-html
glibc-i18ndata
glibc-info
glibc-locale
glibc-profile
nscd
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-9631
Release: 20050110
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

  • Port 921 (lwres daemon) is blacklisted for RPC programs
  • dlopen does not longer ignore rpath
  • Use non-blocking UDP descriptor for gethostbyname functions
  • Fixes for getcontext/swapcontext on PPC32
  • LinuxThread fixes for old JVM 1.3.1
  • librtkaio is disabled
  • Backport all NPTL fixes to solve deadlocks
  • Backport POSIX message queues
  • MDNS is now configurable through /etc/host.conf (see host.conf manual page)

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-64bit.rpm glibc-32bit.rpm glibc-x86.rpm glibc-devel.rpm glibc-html.rpm glibc-i18ndata.rpm glibc-info.rpm glibc-locale.rpm glibc-profile.rpm nscd.rpm timezone.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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