Recommended update for openvswitch

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for openvswitch
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:2575-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1076284 #1094560
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3

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


This update for openvswitch provides the following fixes:

  • Add support for RedHat distributions. All SUSE macros are now conditional and the spec file has been adapted based on the upstream one. (fate#324537)
  • Fix documentation installation to make sure the testsuite runs properly. (bsc#1076284)
  • Bugfix: Call hostname after networking is up (bsc#1094560)

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-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1815=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • openvswitch-2.7.0-3.20.4
    • openvswitch-debuginfo-2.7.0-3.20.4
    • openvswitch-debugsource-2.7.0-3.20.4