SUSE-RU-2012:1629-1: Recommended update for kiwi

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Fri Dec 7 14:08:37 MST 2012

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for kiwi

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2012:1629-1
Rating:             low
References:         #747346 #771592 #773649 #773861 #775278 #778570 
                    #778787 #779360 #779701 #782092 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2

   An update that has 10 recommended fixes can now be
   installed. It includes one version update.


   Kiwi was updated to 4.85.80 with the following fixes:

   * added a 10sec timeout for the language selection (bnc
   * cleanup spec file, correctly set virt-utils Requires
   (bnc #782092)
   * fix The fetchFile() return value (bnc #779701)
   * fixed startshell.c to compile without warnings
   * fixed setupPackageKeys() to work without pubring.gpg
   * netboot: enable multicast for system image and
   transfer to a block device, respectively disable it for any
   other transfer (bnc #773649)
   * auto adapt image size only if size was not explicitly
   set (bnc #775278)
   * make sure specified size is used for virtual disk
   images even if the calculated minimum size is bigger than
   the specified value (bnc #775278)
   * check blkid before mounting in searchBiosBootDevice
   (bnc #773861)
   * netboot: added function pxePartitionSetupCheck()
   which is used to validate the PART information whether the
   requested partition sizes can be reached according to the
   size of the disk. This implements the request in (bnc

Patch Instructions:

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

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2:

      zypper in -t patch sdksp2-kiwi-6913

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64) [New Version: 4.85.80]:


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 (i586 s390x x86_64) [New Version: 4.85.80]:


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 4.85.80]:



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