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Re: [suse-security] Bad quality of updates from SuSE ftp server
  • From: Hubertus Haniel <hubba@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2004 22:27:50 +0100 (BST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.53.0408242227020.9165@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 24 Aug 2004, Hubertus Haniel wrote:

> Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2004 22:11:24 +0100 (BST)
> From: Hubertus Haniel <hubba@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: suse-security@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: [suse-security] Bad quality of updates from SuSE ftp server
> On the FTP server is a mkinitrd-1.0-219.i586.rpm which actually contains
> mkinitrd-1.0-221 so to fix the nice graphical boot screen which was broken
> with mkinitrd-1.0-219 one has to remove the currently installed
> mkinitrd-1.0-219 and install it again from the FTP server to perform the
> update.
> Yesterday Yast tried to do the right thing as instructed by
> patches/mkinitrd-51598 but failed as it was looking for
> mkinitrd-1.0-221.i586.rpm which did not exist. Today this patch was
> marked as obsolete.

Forgot to mention that this was on SuSE 9.0

> The spamassassin update published today for 8.2 contains only spamassassin
> but no update for perl-spamassassin so I had to rebuild the source rpm to get
> both.
> I don't know about everybody else but I personally find the standard of
> SuSE updates has dropped since Novell have got the fingers in the pie.
> Best regards
> Hubba

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