SUSE-RU-2016:1113-1: moderate: Recommended update for perl-Bootloader

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Wed Apr 20 12:08:23 MDT 2016

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for perl-Bootloader

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2016:1113-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #831791 #857556 #898099 #899921 #908664 #910479 
                    #926426 #937806 #940486 #942519 #947697 #948778 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12

   An update that has 12 recommended fixes can now be


   This update for perl-Bootloader provides the following fixes:

   - Fix extended partition detection. (bsc#947697)
   - Allow empty distributor, which for new grub2 means use os-release.
   - Fix empty distributor handling for grub2-efi. (bsc#942519)
   - Remove no longer needed quotes. (bsc#940486)
   - Do not escape empty string as it lead to invalid kernel command line.
   - Do not prepend additional empty space to append. (bsc#926426)
   - Use proper upstream name for disabling recovery section. (bsc#898099)
   - Escape dollar signs. (bsc#857556)
   - Escape/unescape special characters on write/read (bsc#831791)
   - Preserve configuration file permissions. (bsc#908664)
   - Add device scanning speed-ups done for SLE-11-SP3. (bsc#910479)
   - Determine disk device from sysfs tree.

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 Server 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-654=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-654=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 (x86_64):



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