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Bug Fix Advisory yum bug fix update

Advisory: RHBA-2009:1419-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2009-09-02
Last updated on: 2009-09-02
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

Details

An updated yum package that fixes various bugs, adds a number of features
and contains optimizations is now available.

Yum is a utility that can check for or automatically download and
install updated RPM packages. Dependencies are obtained and downloaded
automatically prompting the user as necessary.

Yum has been rebased to version 3.2.22. Refer to the "What's new"
section of the yum wiki for a description of recent changes, and
to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 Technical Notes for a description
of bug fixes and enhancements provided in this updated yum package.

Users should upgrade to this updated package, which resolves these issues.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
yum-3.2.22-20.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2012:1117
    MD5: 15fd59043a88cbee255f4675653c56d5
 
IA-32:
yum-3.2.22-20.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2012:1117
    MD5: 20f74c51504808771118900787d5d6b0
 
IA-64:
yum-3.2.22-20.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2012:1117
    MD5: 20f74c51504808771118900787d5d6b0
 
PPC:
yum-3.2.22-20.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2012:1117
    MD5: 20f74c51504808771118900787d5d6b0
 
s390x:
yum-3.2.22-20.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2012:1117
    MD5: 20f74c51504808771118900787d5d6b0
 
x86_64:
yum-3.2.22-20.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2012:1117
    MD5: 20f74c51504808771118900787d5d6b0
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
yum-3.2.22-20.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2012:1117
    MD5: 15fd59043a88cbee255f4675653c56d5
 
IA-32:
yum-3.2.22-20.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2012:1117
    MD5: 20f74c51504808771118900787d5d6b0
 
x86_64:
yum-3.2.22-20.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2012:1117
    MD5: 20f74c51504808771118900787d5d6b0
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

447588 - Typo errors in man pages
470274 - Yum tracebacked due to missing file to delete
474822 - progress bar not redrawn correctly on narrow terminals
474826 - yum install prints confusing statements when in quiet mode
476195 - yum doesn't lock the rpmdb RW constantly, so rpm can remove installed packages that yum knows about (yum traceback)
481164 - RHEL 5.2->5.3 update lvm2-cluster conflicts with lvm2
482812 - RFE: yum --disablerepo='*' install '*' ... outputs all pkgs on machine
491077 - yumUtils.oldUtils is broken
491406 - yum info crashes on empty %description`
500697 - Error Checksumming during bigger amount of packages
507326 - Add "available, but not installed" warning to yum update
507357 - 'yum grouplist' seems to misuse LC_CTYPE environment variable
507883 - can't disable color from cmd line
507885 - package-cleanup crashes with infinite recursion
508659 - livecd-creator doesn't create on rawhide
509932 - cost excludes are much slower in yum 3.2.23 than 3.2.21


References



These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from:
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

The Red Hat security contact is secalert@redhat.com. More contact details at http://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/