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1.194.  rhnsd

1.194.1.  RHBA-2009:1356: bug fix update

An updated rhnsd package that fixes several bugs is now available.
rhnsd runs periodically to access a Red Hat Network server for software updates.
This updated package applies fixes for the following bugs:
  • the rhnsd init script returned incorrect error codes and sometimes prevented correct status command calls. The init script has been updated so that it returns appropriate error messages, and the status command call error no longer presents. (BZ#243699)
  • if a user's system was not registered on the Red Hat Network, the rhnsd postuninstall script would fail when attempting to upgrade from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4. As a result, the rhnsd update would fail. This updated package contains a workaround. To update the rhnsd package correctly, first uninstall the old version of rhnsd, and then install the new version. The postuninstall script will then work as expected.(BZ#503719)
Users are advised to upgrade to this updated rhnsd package, which resolves these issues.

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