Recommended update for Salt

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for Salt
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2019:14256-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1137642 #1154620 #1157479 #1158441
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Manager Ubuntu 16.04-CLIENT-TOOLS

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


This update includes the following new features:

  • Add new "salt-standalone-formulas-configuration" package (fate#327791)

This update fixes the following issues:
  • Remove virt.pool_delete fast parameter (U#54474)
  • Remove unnecessary yield causing BadYieldError (bsc#1154620)
  • Prevent 'Already reading' continuous exception message (bsc#1137642)
  • Fix for aptpkg test with older mock modules
  • Remove wrong tests for core grain and improve debug logging
  • Use rich RPM deps to get a compatible version of tornado into the buildroot.
  • ignore wrong product_name files
  • Zypperpkg: understand product type
  • Enable usage of downloadonly parameter for apt module
  • Add new "salt-standalone-formulas-configuration" package (fate#327791)
  • Fix StreamClosedError issue (bsc#1157479)
  • Let salt-ssh use platform-python on RHEL8 (bsc#1158441)

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 16.04-CLIENT-TOOLS:
    zypper in -t patch suse-ubu164ct-salt-201911-14256=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Manager Ubuntu 16.04-CLIENT-TOOLS (all):
    • salt-common-2019.2.0+ds-1.1+29.1
    • salt-minion-2019.2.0+ds-1.1+29.1