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Bug Fix Advisory symlinks bug fix update

Advisory: RHBA-2012:1134-1
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2013-01-07
Last updated on: 2013-01-07
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

Details

Updated symlinks packages that fix one bug are now available for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 5.

The symlinks utility is used for maintenance of symbolic links.

This update fixes the following bug:

* On 32-bit systems, support for files larger than 2 GB was not enabled. This
caused failures when running the symlinks utility in directories containing
symbolic links to large files. This update enables large file support so that
the utility works as expected in this scenario. (BZ#578597)

All users of symlinks are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
fix this bug.


Solution

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

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the Red
Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/11258

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
symlinks-1.2-26.el5.src.rpm     MD5: 1dd0ee6746083c3946576cb38e389ca5
SHA-256: 9253471f9d4bca4f15e0eb5f82677e8634b984c4d477f58e32f4a5a659536710
 
IA-32:
symlinks-1.2-26.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: cc76a67a813f81c99d8865809a6df326
SHA-256: 871b2a48d92cabaa3e6607fef9937d10f1b4b990ea92dd262cc3f72d4aa1c7d4
symlinks-debuginfo-1.2-26.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: aacca62befda89ec8dd610362b2d140d
SHA-256: 28540e8e06adef00d8e4866c11807c53169dafaa80abdd0672366da39741666a
 
IA-64:
symlinks-1.2-26.el5.ia64.rpm     MD5: 6038639d81197412937c3e1a727e3a39
SHA-256: b26976a1b1ea782d78f068c0d514eac56a0be126779da1799d9ab7f8e724dc70
symlinks-debuginfo-1.2-26.el5.ia64.rpm     MD5: d49a194e240e6e75b7b98245c517883d
SHA-256: 2aca8b3c725344ab9bc077564ee07b1cdd04abf2a32a00ae55f2298fe80ab6fe
 
PPC:
symlinks-1.2-26.el5.ppc.rpm     MD5: 3405fc5dc890d91ad1fe61590d4d79c0
SHA-256: e71d1eef3d9795827541b3af11930695b4a978e48145e5810683544581648a31
symlinks-debuginfo-1.2-26.el5.ppc.rpm     MD5: 2b0234b03c72452af795681d4902f542
SHA-256: 59678625c9e921bc4171011a6b49ecf52d494d8ca28e0eb1d56752bada4c3685
 
s390x:
symlinks-1.2-26.el5.s390x.rpm     MD5: 87af7aefe00e074f39cf46c1c4d2a446
SHA-256: d470968a19d6022acd5d015354151232ec122d17b330a8799fc35b0f1646ea92
symlinks-debuginfo-1.2-26.el5.s390x.rpm     MD5: 8d3fede18383b20eee5cb76b31275c38
SHA-256: c5637e9fb9a3b8ef6ba6f16597e63e4a2b8438aef35fbe73477211f5d8517aa5
 
x86_64:
symlinks-1.2-26.el5.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 957c5d4d256f354ac877ee3cfd912f03
SHA-256: 93250ab821b9ce220794a50d2ae2072ec57e6271adc0126b7b535dc0344ca29b
symlinks-debuginfo-1.2-26.el5.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 47fe7b62e1e91e38058b6fc2319366ed
SHA-256: ab12950cbe6511bcab9347a4646171b9706ac57e5edd88c4eba2703d62894f0d
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
symlinks-1.2-26.el5.src.rpm     MD5: 1dd0ee6746083c3946576cb38e389ca5
SHA-256: 9253471f9d4bca4f15e0eb5f82677e8634b984c4d477f58e32f4a5a659536710
 
IA-32:
symlinks-1.2-26.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: cc76a67a813f81c99d8865809a6df326
SHA-256: 871b2a48d92cabaa3e6607fef9937d10f1b4b990ea92dd262cc3f72d4aa1c7d4
symlinks-debuginfo-1.2-26.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: aacca62befda89ec8dd610362b2d140d
SHA-256: 28540e8e06adef00d8e4866c11807c53169dafaa80abdd0672366da39741666a
 
x86_64:
symlinks-1.2-26.el5.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 957c5d4d256f354ac877ee3cfd912f03
SHA-256: 93250ab821b9ce220794a50d2ae2072ec57e6271adc0126b7b535dc0344ca29b
symlinks-debuginfo-1.2-26.el5.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 47fe7b62e1e91e38058b6fc2319366ed
SHA-256: ab12950cbe6511bcab9347a4646171b9706ac57e5edd88c4eba2703d62894f0d
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

578597 - On a 32-bit system, symlinks fails on files larger than 2GB



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