Fedora 17 Update: netcf-0.2.3-1.fc17

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Fedora Update Notification
2012-12-23 03:26:34

Name        : netcf
Product     : Fedora 17
Version     : 0.2.3
Release     : 1.fc17
URL         : https://fedorahosted.org/netcf/
Summary     : Cross-platform network configuration library
Description :
Netcf is a library used to modify the network configuration of a
system. Network configurations are expressed in a platform-independent
XML format, which netcf translates into changes to the system's
'native' network configuration files.

Update Information:

This update eliminates a potential crash due to netcf calling a non-threadsafe libnl function.

* Fri Dec 21 2012 Laine Stump <laine at redhat.com> - 0.2.3-1
- Rebase to netcf-0.2.3
- eliminate calls to nl_cache_mngt_provide(), to avoid
  non-threadsafe code in libnl (and because it isn't needed
  anyway) (This non-threadsafe code could lead to a segfault)
- portability fixes for FreeBSD
- fix bug when a config file has two config parameters with
  identical names
- add HACKING document
- always bail immediately if get_augeas fails (doing otherwise
  could lead to a segfault)
* Thu Sep  6 2012 Laine Stump <laine at redhat.com> - 0.2.2-1
- Rebase to netcf-0.2.2
- update gnulib to fix broken build on systems with nwer glibc (which no
  longer provides gets()).
- add ncftool manpage
- interfaces are only "active" if both UP and RUNNING.
- add "bundled(gnulib)" to specfile to indicate that we use a local
  copy of gnulib sources (used by Fedora/RHEL when determining the scope
  of security bugs).
- Fix ipcalc_netmask, which was trimming off the last digit in
  character representations of full-length netmasks (all 4 octets
  having 3 chars each)
- fix missing <bond> and <vlan> elements in status xml
- other minor bugfixes

  [ 1 ] Bug #886454 - libnl addr and link caches are not thread-safe, leading to libvirtd crashes

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update netcf' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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