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Fedora 8 Update: tar-1.17-7.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-1424
2008-02-15 21:17:33
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Name        : tar
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 1.17
Release     : 7.fc8
URL         : http://www.gnu.org/software/tar/
Summary     : A GNU file archiving program
Description :
The GNU tar program saves many files together in one archive and can
restore individual files (or all of the files) from that archive. Tar
can also be used to add supplemental files to an archive and to update
or list files in the archive. Tar includes multivolume support,
automatic archive compression/decompression, the ability to perform
remote archives, and the ability to perform incremental and full
backups.

If you want to use tar for remote backups, you also need to install
the rmt package.

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ChangeLog:

* Tue Feb 12 2008 Radek Brich <rbrich redhat com> 2:1.17-7
- do not print getfilecon/setfilecon warnings when SELinux is disabled
  or SELinux data are not available (bz#431879)
* Mon Jan 21 2008 Radek Brich <rbrich redhat com> 2:1.17-6
- fix errors in man page
  * fix definition of --occurrence (bz#416661, patch by Jonathan Wakely)
  * update meaning of -l: it has changed from --one-filesystem
    to --check-links (bz#426717)
* Wed Dec 12 2007 Radek Brich <rbrich redhat com> 2:1.17-5
- fix (non)detection of xattrs
- move configure stuff from -xattrs patch to -xattrs-conf,
  so the original patch could be easily read
- fix -xattrs patch to work with zero length files and show
  warnings when xattrs not available (fixes by James Antill)
- possible corruption (#408621) - add warning to man page
  for now, may be actually fixed later, depending on upstream
* Wed Oct 24 2007 Radek Brich <rbrich redhat com> 2:1.17-4
- upstream patch for CVE-2007-4476
  (tar stack crashing in safer_name_suffix)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #431879 - Warning: Cannot fgetfilecon: No data available
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431879
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update tar' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
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