Package import fails with value too long for type character varying(128)

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SUSE Manager 4.1.x


When importing RPMs into the database using rhnpush or syncing a repository, the import aborts with an error like:

14:41:27 Importing packages to DB: 
14:43:40 value too long for type character varying(128)


Fixed as of patch SUSE-SLE-Module-SUSE-Manager-Server-4.1-2021-334 and later.


The column 'name' of the table 'rhnPackageChangeLogData' only allows 128 characters but the description provided by the RPM contains more, hence the import fails. 


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  • Document ID:000019834
  • Creation Date: 12-Feb-2021
  • Modified Date:04-Mar-2021
    • SUSE Manager

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