SUSE-OU-2020:3835-1: Optional update for systemd-rpm-macros

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Wed Dec 16 07:21:15 MST 2020

   SUSE Optional Update: Optional update for systemd-rpm-macros

Announcement ID:    SUSE-OU-2020:3835-1
Rating:             low
References:         #1059627 #1178481 #1179020 SLE-8968 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

   An update that has three optional fixes and contains one
   feature can now be installed.


   This update for systemd-rpm-macros fixes the following issues:

   Many changes have been applied with this update. The ones outlined below
   are the most important ones. Please refer to the systemd-rpm-macros.rpm
   changelog for a full list of all changes.

   - Move macros.systemd from /etc to /usr macros.systemd has never meant to
     be modified and treated like a configuration file. Hence let's move it
     to /usr and don't tag it with %config. In the very unlikely case it's
     been modified, it will be backed up with .rpmsave extension but no more
     read by rpmbuild.
   - Added missing macro %_userpresetdir Escape "--user" and "--global"
     arguments with "\\" since rpm treats arguments starting with "-" as
     macro options which causes "Unknown
     option" rpm error. Use %{expand:...} to force expansion of the inner
      macro. Otherwise %{?*} is recursively defined as "\--user \--global
      {%?*}" which causes "Too many levels of recursion in macro expansion"
      rpm error.
   - Deprecate '-f'/'-n' options When used with %service_del_preun, support
     for these options will be dropped as DISABLE_STOP_ON_REMOVAL support
     will be removed on the next version of SLE (jsc#SLE-8968) When used with
     %service_del_postun, they should be replaced with their counterpart
   - Backport %service_del_postun_with_restart() It's the counterpart of
     %service_del_postun_without_restart() and replaces the '-f' option of
   - Backport %systemd_ordering This macro is already available in later
     distros and should ease backports of packages, which rely on it.
   - Dont apply presets when migrating from a disabled initscript

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Optional Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-3835=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (noarch):



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