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openSUSE-RU-2012:0197-1: important: tar: fix archiving of offline files
openSUSE Recommended Update: tar: fix archiving of offline files
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-RU-2012:0197-1
Rating: important
References: #737331
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.4
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An update that has one recommended fix can now be
installed. It includes one version update.

Description:

The previous update of tar caused accessing files that are
offline (where non-blocking read fails with EAGAIN) to be
no longer archived. This update reverts the change to
non-blocking mode, which avoids this issue.


Patch Instructions:

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

- openSUSE 11.4:

zypper in -t patch tar-5595

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


Package List:

- openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 1.26]:

tar-1.26-1.5.1
tar-backup-scripts-1.26-1.5.1

- openSUSE 11.4 (noarch) [New Version: 1.26]:

tar-lang-1.26-1.5.1


References:

https://bugzilla.novell.com/737331


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