SUSE-RU-2016:1358-1: Recommended update for python-futures

sle-updates at sle-updates at
Thu May 19 09:08:40 MDT 2016

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for python-futures

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2016:1358-1
Rating:             low
References:         #974993 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Manager Tools 12
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12

   An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.


   This update for python-futures provides version 3.0.2 required from
   python-s3transfer (fate#320748) and fixes the following issues:

   - Made multiprocessing optional again on implementations other than just
   - Made non-greedy
   - Dropped Python 2.5 and 3.1 support
   - Removed the deprecated "futures" top level package
   - Remove CFLAGS: this is a python only module
   - Remove futures from package files: not provided anymore
   - Added the set_exception_info() and exception_info() methods to Future to
     enable extraction of tracebacks on Python 2.x
   - Added support for Future.set_exception_info() to ThreadPoolExecutor

Patch Instructions:

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

   - SUSE Manager Tools 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Manager-Tools-12-2016-797=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2016-797=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Manager Tools 12 (noarch):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12 (noarch):



More information about the sle-updates mailing list