Recommended update for Salt

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for Salt
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:14108-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1102819 #1121439 #1122680 #1125015 #1128061 #1129079 #1130784
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Manager Ubuntu 18.04-CLIENT-TOOLS

An update that has 7 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update includes the following new features:

  • Update to 2019.2.0 release (fate#327138, bsc#1133523)

This update fixes the following issues:
  • Fix async-batch to fire a single done event
  • Do not make Salt CLI to crash when there are IPv6 established connections (bsc#1130784)
  • Include aliases in FQDNS grain (bsc#1121439)
  • Fix issue preventing syndic to start
  • Update to 2019.2.0 release (fate#327138, bsc#1133523) See
  • Update year on spec copyright notice
  • Use ThreadPool from multiprocessing.pool to avoid leakings when calculating FQDNs
  • Do not report patches as installed on RHEL systems when not all the related packages are installed (bsc#1128061)
  • Incorporate virt.volume_info fixes (PR#131)
  • Fix for -t parameter in mount module
  • No longer limiting Python3 version to
  • Add virt.volume_infos and virt.volume_delete functions
  • Bugfix: properly refresh pillars (bsc#1125015)
  • Removes version from python3 requirement completely
  • Adds missing version update to %setup
  • Add virt.all_capabilities to return all host and domain capabilities at once
  • Switch to better correct version nomenclature Background: The special character tilde (~) will be available for use in version representing a negative version token.
  • Fix setup to use the right version tag
  • Add "id_" and "force" to the whitelist of API check
  • Add metadata to accepted keyword arguments (bsc#1122680)
  • Add salt-support script to package
  • Early feature: Salt support-config (salt-support)
  • More fixes on the spec file
  • Fix spaces and indentation
  • Use Adler32 algorithm to compute string checksums (bsc#1102819)
  • Update spec file patch ordering after MSI patch removal
  • Calculate the "FQDNs" grains in parallel to avoid long blocking (bsc#1129079)
  • Fix batch/batch-async related issues
  • Fixes typo in depedency: e2fsprogs
  • Adds missing dependencies to salt-common: python-concurrent.futures

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 Manager Ubuntu 18.04-CLIENT-TOOLS:
    zypper in -t patch suse-ubu184ct-salt-201905-14108=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Manager Ubuntu 18.04-CLIENT-TOOLS (all):
    • salt-common-2019.2.0+ds-1
    • salt-minion-2019.2.0+ds-1