Recommended Beta update for Salt

SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended Beta update for Salt
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:14279-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1153611 #1157479 #1158441
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Manager Ubuntu 16.04-CLIENT-TOOLS-BETA

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


This update fixes the following issues:

  • Support for Btrfs and XFS in parted and mkfs added
  • Adds list_downloaded for apt Module to enable pre-downloading support Adds virt.(pool|network)_get_xml functions Various libvirt updates
  • Virt: adding kernel boot parameters to libvirt xml
  • Fix virt states to not fail on VMs already stopped
  • Xfs: do not fail if type is not present (bsc#1153611)
  • Don't use __python indirection macros on spec file %__python is no longer defined in RPM 4.15 (python2 is going EOL in Jan 2020); additionally, python/python3 are just binaries in the path.
  • Fix errors when running virt.get_hypervisor function
  • Align virt.full_info fixes with upstream Salt
  • Let salt-ssh use platform-python on RHEL8 (bsc#1158441)
  • Fix StreamClosedError issue (bsc#1157479)
  • Requires vs BuildRequires
  • Limiting M2Crypto to >= SLE15
  • Replacing pycrypto with M2Crypto
  • Fix for log checking in x509 test
  • Prevent test_mod_del_repo_multiline_values to fail

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-BETA:
    zypper in -t patch suse-ubu164ct-salt-beta-202001-14279=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Manager Ubuntu 16.04-CLIENT-TOOLS-BETA (all):
    • salt-common-2019.2.2+ds-1.1+26.6.2
    • salt-minion-2019.2.2+ds-1.1+26.6.2