5.13. bacula

Updated bacula packages that fix multiple bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The bacula packages provide a tool set that allows you to manage the backup, recovery, and verification of computer data across a network of different computers.

Bug Fixes

Prior to this update, the logwatch tool did not check the "/var/log/bacula*" file. As a consequence, the logwatch report was incomplete. This update adds all log files to the logwatch configuration file. Now, the logwatch report is complete.
Prior to this update, the bacula tool itself created the "/var/spool/bacula/log" file. As a consequence, this log file used an incorrect SELinux context. This update modifies the underlying code to create the /var/spool/bacula/log file in the bacula package. Now, this log file has the correct SELinux context.
Prior to this update, the bacula packages were built without the CFLAGS variable "$RPM_OPT_FLAGS". As a consequence, the debug information was not generated. This update modifies the underlying code to build the packages with CFLAGS="$RPM_OPT_FLAGS. Now, the debug information is generated as expected.
Prior to this update, the perl script which generates the my.conf file contained a misprint. As a consequence, the port variable was not set correctly. This update corrects the misprint. Now, the port variable is set as expected.
Prior to this update, values for the "show pool" command was obtained from the "res->res_client" item. As a consequence, the output displayed incorrect job and file retention values. This update uses the "res->res_pool" item to obtain the correct values.
Prior to this update, bacula-storage-common utility wrongly removed alternatives for the bcopy function during the update. As a consequence, the Link to bcop.{mysql,sqlite,postgresql} disappeared after updating. This update modifies the underlying code to remove these links directly in storage-{mysql,sqlite,postgresql} and not in bacula-storage-common.
All users of bacula are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs.