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From: Roman Drahtmueller (draht_at_suse.de)
Date: Mon Sep 30 2002 - 17:42:34 CDT
> >> any news about the 7.0 builds of these libraries? Still can't see them on
> >> the website.
> > We'll be building them, most likely today. Olaf has been working on them:
> > We're in good hands.
> Sorry for bothering again, but the packages (for SuSE 7.1) are still
> not available (one month after the announcement and two weeks after
> the scheduled date ). I ask because we have a scheduled downtime on
> Wednesday (early morning) so it would be convenient if I could do the
> glibc-update then.
"Convenience" is something we're missing with these updates. :-/
A new patch was defective and caused netscape and others to crash, and we
had to exchange it.
> I'm a little confused about the changelog entries: Is it correct, that
> this package (for 7.1) ...
> ,----[ $ rpm -qp --changelog ./7.1/a1/glibc-2.2-22.i386.rpm|head -3]
> | * Fri Aug 02 2002 - kukuksuse.de
> | - Check for overflow on multiplication in xdr_array().
> ... doesn't contain the fix, whereas this one (7.3) does?
> ,----[ $ rpm -qp --changelog ./7.3/a1/glibc-2.2.4-75.i386.rpm|head -3]
> | * Sat Aug 10 2002 - schwabsuse.de
> | - Security fix for xdr_array.
No need to be confused. Two different people have added different changes
to the logs while the changes addressed the same issue. The next update
that you will see does even contain more people in the changelogs. :-)
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