Recommended update for salt

Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2021:0327-1
Rating: moderate
Affected Products:
  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1
  • Python 2 Module 15-SP1
  • Server Applications Module 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 Business Critical Linux 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1
  • SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0
  • SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0
  • SUSE Manager Server 4.0

An update that has one fix can now be installed.


This update for salt fixes the following issues:

  • Revert wrong zypper patch to support vendorchanges flags on pkg.install
  • Adjusted python2-cherrypy naming in salt-api.
  • Force zyppnotify to prefer Packages.db than Packages if it exists
  • Allow vendor change option with zypper
  • Add pkg.services_need_restart
  • Bigvm backports
  • virt consoles, CPU tuning and topology, and memory tuning.
  • Fix for file.check_perms to work with numeric uid/gid
  • change Requires(pre) to Requires for salt-minion package (bsc#1083110)

Special Instructions and Notes:

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2021-327=1
  • Python 2 Module 15-SP1
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Python2-15-SP1-2021-327=1
  • Server Applications Module 15-SP1
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-SP1-2021-327=1

Package List:

  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • python3-salt-3000-19.1
    • salt-doc-3000-19.1
    • salt-minion-3000-19.1
    • salt-3000-19.1
  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1 (noarch)
    • salt-zsh-completion-3000-19.1
    • salt-bash-completion-3000-19.1
  • Python 2 Module 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • python2-salt-3000-19.1
  • Server Applications Module 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • salt-api-3000-19.1
    • salt-standalone-formulas-configuration-3000-19.1
    • salt-proxy-3000-19.1
    • salt-syndic-3000-19.1
    • salt-cloud-3000-19.1
    • salt-ssh-3000-19.1
    • salt-master-3000-19.1
  • Server Applications Module 15-SP1 (noarch)
    • salt-fish-completion-3000-19.1