Recommended update for tar

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for tar
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:14238-1
Rating: important
References: #1158915
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3

An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.

Description:

This update for tar fixes the following issues:

  • The upgrade to tar 1.27.1 changed the default archive format to Posix. This update reinstates the GNU format as the default to keep the 1.26 behavior (bsc#1158915)

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 Server 11-SP4-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-tar-14238=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch sleposp3-tar-14238=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-tar-14238=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-tar-14238=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • tar-1.27.1-14.11.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):
    • tar-1.27.1-14.11.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • tar-debuginfo-1.27.1-14.11.1
    • tar-debugsource-1.27.1-14.11.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (i586 s390x x86_64):
    • tar-debuginfo-1.27.1-14.11.1
    • tar-debugsource-1.27.1-14.11.1

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