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openSUSE-RU-2011:0122-1 (critical): update-alternatives: This update fixes a database corruption that can occur after an openjdk update
openSUSE Recommended Update: update-alternatives: This update fixes a
database corruption that can occur after an openjdk update
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-RU-2011:0122-1
Rating: critical
References: #669716
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.3
openSUSE 11.2
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An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.

Description:

openjdk update breaks Sun java alternative under some
circumstances. This ends in unusable java (both Sun and
openjdk). This update fixes the broken
/var/lib/rpm/alternatives/java and prevent from those
failures in the future.


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 11.3:

zypper in -t patch update-alternatives-3983

- openSUSE 11.2:

zypper in -t patch update-alternatives-3983

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE 11.3 (noarch):

update-alternatives-1.14.19-27.3.1

- openSUSE 11.2 (noarch):

update-alternatives-1.14.19-23.4.1


References:

https://bugzilla.novell.com/669716


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