7.223. scl-utils

Updated scl-utils packages that fix multiple bugs and add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The scl-utils packages provide a runtime utility and RPM packaging macros for packaging Software Collections. Software Collections allow users to concurrently install multiple versions of the same RPM packages on the system. Using the scl utility, users may enable specific versions of RPMs, which are installed into the /opt directory.
BZ#855999
The scl-utils packages have been upgraded to upstream version 20120927, which provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version. The following list includes notable bug fixes:
  • The fix has been provided for a double free or corruption error when reading commands from the standard input, which could have led to a segmentation fault under certain circumstances.
  • The /usr/lib/rpm/redhat/brp-compress script now properly compresses man pages in %_mandir.
All users who require scl-utils are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs and add these enhancements.