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Recommended update for bash and readline

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(Last modified: 10JAN2005)


solutions Recommended update for bash and readline SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (fe560ad9fced5bbb8f19a7a7c6b72abe)

Applies to

Package: bash
readline
readline-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-9628
Release: 20050110
Obsoletes: none

Indications

On high loaded systems bash script subprocesses may fail.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

On high loaded systems a bash script which does start a high number of
subprocesses may fail due the limited process numbers.

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 bash.rpm readline.rpm readline-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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