An updated createrepo package that fixes three bugs and adds two enhancements isnow available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The createrepo package contains a set of utilities used to generate and maintaina common metadata repository from a directory of rpm packages.This update fixes the following bugs:* Previously, the createrepo utility did not test file locking correctly. As aconsequence, createrepo terminated unexpectedly with a traceback when it wasexecuted in a directory located on a Common Internet File System (CIFS) shareprovided by a NetApp storage appliance. The test for file locking has beencorrected and createrepo now works as expected in the described situation.(BZ#1035588)* Prior to this update, if the createrepo utility was executed with the “-i” or”–pkglist” options and the specified file name did not exist, createrepoterminated unexpectedly with a traceback. The createrepo utility has beenmodified to handle this error condition properly, and it now exits gracefully inthis situation. (BZ#1083185)* Prior to this update, the createrepo packages had descriptions which did notindicate that the maintenance utilities were present in the package. This updatecorrects this omission. (BZ#1088886)In addition, this update adds the following enhancements:* This update introduces support for the following new options to the modifyrepoutility: “–checksum”, used to specify the checksum type;”–unique-md-filenames”, used to include the file’s checksum in the file name;and “–simple-md-filenames”, used to not include the file’s checksum in the filename. The “–unique-md-filenames” option is a default option for this utility.(BZ#952602)* Previously, certain options were not described in the modifyrepo(1) andmergerepo(1) man pages. These man pages now document the following modifyrepoutility command line options: “–mdtype”, “–remove”, “–compress”,”–no-compress”, “–compress-type”, “–checksum”, “–unique-md-filenames”,”–simple-md-filenames”, “–version”, and “–help”. These man pages also nowdocument the following mergerepo utility command line options: “–no-database”,”–compress-type”, “–version”, and “–help”. (BZ#1093713)Users of createrepo are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which fixesthese bugs and adds this enhancement.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released erratarelevant to your system have been applied.This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how touse the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available athttps://access.redhat.com/site/articles/11258Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop FasTrack (v. 6)

SRPMS:
createrepo-0.9.9-22.el6.src.rpm
    MD5: 6a5aae81b2dafbc2125000b706a73303SHA-256: d69910801ab448dd03e71b6ffe927e1aee89ccffe2bd188ff5dd900f92428009
 
IA-32:
createrepo-0.9.9-22.el6.noarch.rpm
    MD5: f85893666578da261ad8ceb1cf0ca7e9SHA-256: 49a40e95446fe0379ac908f8a6887094f261bd04e5f0cacef53bd2c0dc4c222e
 
x86_64:
createrepo-0.9.9-22.el6.noarch.rpm
    MD5: f85893666578da261ad8ceb1cf0ca7e9SHA-256: 49a40e95446fe0379ac908f8a6887094f261bd04e5f0cacef53bd2c0dc4c222e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node FasTrack (v. 6)

SRPMS:
createrepo-0.9.9-22.el6.src.rpm
    MD5: 6a5aae81b2dafbc2125000b706a73303SHA-256: d69910801ab448dd03e71b6ffe927e1aee89ccffe2bd188ff5dd900f92428009
 
x86_64:
createrepo-0.9.9-22.el6.noarch.rpm
    MD5: f85893666578da261ad8ceb1cf0ca7e9SHA-256: 49a40e95446fe0379ac908f8a6887094f261bd04e5f0cacef53bd2c0dc4c222e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server FasTrack (v. 6)

SRPMS:
createrepo-0.9.9-22.el6.src.rpm
    MD5: 6a5aae81b2dafbc2125000b706a73303SHA-256: d69910801ab448dd03e71b6ffe927e1aee89ccffe2bd188ff5dd900f92428009
 
IA-32:
createrepo-0.9.9-22.el6.noarch.rpm
    MD5: f85893666578da261ad8ceb1cf0ca7e9SHA-256: 49a40e95446fe0379ac908f8a6887094f261bd04e5f0cacef53bd2c0dc4c222e
 
PPC:
createrepo-0.9.9-22.el6.noarch.rpm
    MD5: f85893666578da261ad8ceb1cf0ca7e9SHA-256: 49a40e95446fe0379ac908f8a6887094f261bd04e5f0cacef53bd2c0dc4c222e
 
s390x:
createrepo-0.9.9-22.el6.noarch.rpm
    MD5: f85893666578da261ad8ceb1cf0ca7e9SHA-256: 49a40e95446fe0379ac908f8a6887094f261bd04e5f0cacef53bd2c0dc4c222e
 
x86_64:
createrepo-0.9.9-22.el6.noarch.rpm
    MD5: f85893666578da261ad8ceb1cf0ca7e9SHA-256: 49a40e95446fe0379ac908f8a6887094f261bd04e5f0cacef53bd2c0dc4c222e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation FasTrack (v. 6)

SRPMS:
createrepo-0.9.9-22.el6.src.rpm
    MD5: 6a5aae81b2dafbc2125000b706a73303SHA-256: d69910801ab448dd03e71b6ffe927e1aee89ccffe2bd188ff5dd900f92428009
 
IA-32:
createrepo-0.9.9-22.el6.noarch.rpm
    MD5: f85893666578da261ad8ceb1cf0ca7e9SHA-256: 49a40e95446fe0379ac908f8a6887094f261bd04e5f0cacef53bd2c0dc4c222e
 
x86_64:
createrepo-0.9.9-22.el6.noarch.rpm
    MD5: f85893666578da261ad8ceb1cf0ca7e9SHA-256: 49a40e95446fe0379ac908f8a6887094f261bd04e5f0cacef53bd2c0dc4c222e
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)
1083185 – createrepo tracebacks on nonexisting pkglist1088886 – createrepo package description change1093713 – modifyrepo and mergerepo – insufficient documentation in man pages952602 – modifyrepo does not accept the same command-line options as createrepo

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