Recommended update for glibc

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for glibc
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:1106-1
Rating: important
References: #1100396 #1103244
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

An update that has two recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for glibc fixes the following issues:

  • Add support for the new Japanese time era name that comes into effect on 2019-05-01. [bsc#1100396, bsc#1103244]

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Recommended 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-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2019-1106=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-2.19-22.31.2
    • glibc-debuginfo-2.19-22.31.2
    • glibc-debugsource-2.19-22.31.2
    • glibc-devel-2.19-22.31.2
    • glibc-devel-debuginfo-2.19-22.31.2
    • glibc-locale-2.19-22.31.2
    • glibc-locale-debuginfo-2.19-22.31.2
    • glibc-profile-2.19-22.31.2
    • nscd-2.19-22.31.2
    • nscd-debuginfo-2.19-22.31.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-32bit-2.19-22.31.2
    • glibc-debuginfo-32bit-2.19-22.31.2
    • glibc-devel-32bit-2.19-22.31.2
    • glibc-devel-debuginfo-32bit-2.19-22.31.2
    • glibc-locale-32bit-2.19-22.31.2
    • glibc-locale-debuginfo-32bit-2.19-22.31.2
    • glibc-profile-32bit-2.19-22.31.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (noarch):
    • glibc-html-2.19-22.31.2
    • glibc-i18ndata-2.19-22.31.2
    • glibc-info-2.19-22.31.2