[CentOS] Heads up: Bugged update xorg-x11-server-utils-7.1-5.el5_6.1 upcoming

Mon Apr 18 13:56:07 UTC 2011
Mihai T. Lazarescu <mtlagm at gmail.com>

On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 07:40:53AM -0400, Jim Perrin wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 10:56 AM, Leonard den Ottolander
> <leonard at den.ottolander.nl> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Reading
> > http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=30939&forum=37 I noticed a warning about an upcoming bugged update xorg-x11-server-utils-7.1-5.el5_6.1
> Have you tested these updates to see if you have experienced any
> issue? Documenting symptoms people should watch for so that they can
> make their own decisions is far better than simply recommending that
> you exclude the update entirely.

I confirm that the update crashes gnome-panel.  The panel bars
are displayed void of contents upon login.

Updating the packet and dependencies using the SL fix, as
suggested in the link, fixes the issue although it removes a
security patch.