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Recommended update for YOU


(Last modified: 11FEB2003)

solutions Recommended update for YOU SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (fbad4cd51761527ff6f95df58f784e39)

Applies to

Product(s): 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 Openexchange Server 4

Package: yast2-online-update
Release: 20030211
Obsoletes: none


This patch should be installed on all systems which use the YaST
online update.

Problem description

This patch fixes the following problems:
  • SuSEconfig wasn't run after installation of new packages.
  • The "Expert" button for selecting a non-predefined URL didn't work.
  • Split long description of YOU patches in lines, so that it can properly be formatted in the patch selector.
  • In the textmode of the package installation dialog the package dependencies weren't shown correctly in case of conflicts.
  • In the textmode of the package installation dialog the license of a package was not shown in the package info section.
  • Regcode/password information put into the authentification dialog wasn't correctly passed to the server.
  • A patch of kind "YaST2" was preselected, even if it only had new versions for non-installed packages.
  • CD and NFS sources weren't unmounted after installation of updates.


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 -Uvh yast2-online-update.rpm yast2-packagemanager.rpm yast2-ncurses.rpm
Now please restart the online update to get all available patches.

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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