Recommended update for kiwi

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for kiwi
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:3583-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1103542 #1107906
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3

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

Description:

This update for kiwi fixes the following issues:

  • Do not support installation stick without boot partition (#668)

Installation stick bootloader configuration fails for the installation image (installstick="true") if the image is not configured to use a boot partition. Given the fact the same functionallity can be achieved building installation hybrid ISOs this specific configuration is not supported.
This commit adds a runtime check to ensure this combination is not set in the description file.
This fixes bug bsc#1107906
  • Fix the name of the tar archive generated for GCE images, they should not all be named the same.

This commit tracks the submission for fate#326575 and bsc#1103542

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 Software Development Kit 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-2532=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2532=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2532=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • kiwi-debugsource-7.03.128-72.28.4
    • kiwi-instsource-7.03.128-72.28.4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 (x86_64):
    • kiwi-pxeboot-7.03.128-72.28.4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • kiwi-7.03.128-72.28.4
    • kiwi-debugsource-7.03.128-72.28.4
    • kiwi-desc-oemboot-7.03.128-72.28.4
    • kiwi-desc-vmxboot-7.03.128-72.28.4
    • kiwi-templates-7.03.128-72.28.4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • kiwi-desc-netboot-7.03.128-72.28.4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (noarch):
    • kiwi-doc-7.03.128-72.28.4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (x86_64):
    • kiwi-desc-isoboot-7.03.128-72.28.4

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