FEDORA-2017-621c36fcb8

enhancement update in Fedora 26 for nss, nss-softokn, & 1 more

Status: stable 2 years ago

Updates the nss family of packages to upstream NSS 3.33.

For details about new functionality and a list of bugs fixed in this release please see the upstream release notes

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Projects/NSS/NSS_3.33_release_notes

How to install

sudo dnf upgrade --advisory=FEDORA-2017-621c36fcb8

Comments 12

This update has been submitted for testing by ueno.

This update has been pushed to testing.

ueno edited this update.

karma: +1 critpath: +1 #1493535: +1

Haven't noticed any regressions.

karma: +1 critpath: +1

No regressions noted.

karma: +1 critpath: +1 #1493535: +1

works for me

karma: +1 critpath: +1

works for me

karma: +1

nss 3.33.0 requires nspr >= 4.17.0 , but that package is not in this update; it is in a different update - https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-0b189f2107 . That is a violation of the update policy:

"When one updated package requires another (or more than one other), the packages should be submitted together as a single update."

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Updates_Policy#Updating_inter-dependent_packages

There is a potential for significant breakage here, because if you try to apply this update without the nspr update, dnf will skip most of the nss packages due to dependency issues, but will happily update nss-softokn-freebl ; after this update, things that depend on nss (which is lots of important things!) fail to work. So if this update got pushed stable without the nspr update, we could break many many systems. This is why interdependent packages should always go in the same update.

Please either unpush both updates, bump and rebuild the packages, and submit a new update (for both F26 and F27) with both packages in it, or be very careful in ensuring the nss and nspr updates are submtited to stable at the same time. And in future, please create combined updates. Thanks.

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Content Type
RPM
Status
stable
Test Gating
Submitted by
Update Type
enhancement
Update Severity
unspecified
Karma
+5
stable threshold: 3
unstable threshold: -3
Autopush (karma)
Disabled
Autopush (time)
Disabled
Dates
submitted 2 years ago
in testing 2 years ago
in stable 2 years ago
modified 2 years ago

Related Bugs 3

00 #1422046 building nss-softokn prefers headers from nss-softokn-*devel, should prefer from build tree
00 #1489380 building nss prefers headers from nss-*devel, should prefer from build tree
0+2 #1493535 nss-3.33 is available

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