Bug 593656

Summary: Rebase libarchive to 2.8.3
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Reporter: Tomáš Bžatek <tbzatek>
Component: libarchiveAssignee: Tomáš Bžatek <tbzatek>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Martin Cermak <mcermak>
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: low    
Version: 6.0CC: azelinka, mcermak, tsmetana
Target Milestone: betaKeywords: Rebase
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: libarchive-2.8.3-1.el6 Doc Type: Rebase: Bug Fixes and Enhancements
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Bug Depends On: 555714    
Bug Blocks: 594715    

Description Tomáš Bžatek 2010-05-19 12:23:29 UTC
Please see bug 555714 for reference. The version 2.8.3 is a bugfix release and would be great to have it in final RHEL6.


Mar 14, 2010: libarchive 2.8.3 released
Mar 14, 2010: Symlink dereference fix for Linux broke the build there; corrected.

Mar 14, 2010: libarchive 2.8.2 released
Mar 12, 2010: Fix NULL deference for short self-extracting zip archives.
Mar 12, 2010: Don't dereference symlinks on Linux when reading ACLs.
Mar 07, 2010: Better detection of SHA2 support for old OpenSSL versions.
Mar 07, 2010: Fix parsing of input files for bsdtar -T.
Mar 07, 2010: Do not leak setup_xattr into the global namespace.

Mar 06, 2010: libarchive 2.8.1 released
Mar 06, 2010: Fix build when an older libarchive is already installed
Mar 03, 2010: Use O_BINARY opening files in bsdtar
Mar 02, 2010: Include missing archive_crc32.h
Mar 01, 2010: Correctly include iconv.h required by libxml2.

Comment 1 RHEL Program Management 2010-05-19 12:35:18 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for

Comment 9 Martin Cermak 2010-05-28 13:47:53 UTC

Comment 10 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-07-02 19:22:33 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Beta 2 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.