ReaR: Cannot find required programs: pidof

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SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP3 x86_64


Running "rear --version" from package rear23a in version 2.3.a-19.9 will show following error message:
ERROR: Cannot find required programs: pidof


Install the missing package sysvinit-tools:

zypper in sysvinit-tools
The issue has been reported to engineering.


The dependency to package sysvinit-tools which contains command pidof is missing.


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  • Document ID:000020783
  • Creation Date: 14-Oct-2022
  • Modified Date:14-Oct-2022
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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