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1.187.  readline

1.187.1.  RHBA-2009:1078: bug fix update

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This update has already been released (prior to the GA of this release) as FASTRACK errata RHBA-2009:1078
An updated readline package that fixes a bug is now available.
The Readline library provides a set of functions that allow users to edit command lines.
This updated package fixes the following bug:
  • readline failed to re-allocate the array used to keep track of wrapped screen lines. For a long enough input line, this resulted in an invalid pointer error and a segmentation fault crash. With this update, the array is properly re-allocated and the crash no longer occurs. (BZ#473359)
All Readline users should upgrade to this updated package, which resolves this issue.

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