Fedora 8 Update: sos-1.8-1.fc8

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Fedora Update Notification
2007-12-15 17:50:45

Name        : sos
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 1.8
Release     : 1.fc8
URL         : https://hosted.fedoraproject.org/projects/sos
Summary     : A set of tools to gather troubleshooting information from a system
Description :
Sos is a set of tools that gathers information about system
hardware and configuration. The information can then be used for
diagnostic purposes and debugging. Sos is commonly used to help
support technicians and developers.


* Fri Dec 14 2007 Navid Sheikhol-Eslami <navid at redhat dot com> - 1.8-1
- do not obsolete sysreport in Fedora
* Wed Nov 21 2007 Navid Sheikhol-Eslami <navid at redhat dot com> - 1.8-0
- Resolves: bz368261 sosGetCommandOutput() does not block on hung processes
- Resolves: bz361861 work-around missing traceback.format_exc() in RHEL4
- Resolves: bz394781 device-mapper: use /sbin/lvm_dump to collect dm related info
- Resolves: bz386691 unattended --batch option
- Resolves: bz371251 sos could hang when accessing /sys/hypervisor/uuid
- selinux: always collect sestatus
- added many languages
- added --debug option which causes exceptions not to be trapped
- updated to sysreport-1.4.3-13.el5
- ftp upload to dropbox with --upload
- cluster: major rewrite to support different versions of RHEL
- cluster: check rg_test for errors
- minor changes in various plug-ins (yum, networking, process, kernel)
- fixed some exceptions in threads which were not properly trapped
- veritas: don't run rpm -qa every time
- using rpm's python bindings instead of external binary
- corrected autofs and ldap plugin that were failing when debug option was not found in config file.
- implemented built-in checkdebug() that uses self.files and self.packages to make the decision
- missing binaries are properly detected now.
- better doExitCode handling
- fixed problem with rpm module intercepting SIGINT
- error when user specifies an invalid plugin or plugin option
- named: fixed indentation
- replaced isOptionEnabled() with getOption()
- tune2fs and fdisk were not always run against the correct devices/mountpoint
- added gpg key to package
- updated README with new svn repo and contributors
- updated manpage
- better signal handling
- caching of rpm -q outputs
- report filename includes rhnUsername if available
- report encryption via gpg and support pubkey
- autofs: removed redundant files
- filesys: better handling of removable devices
- added sosReadFile() returns a file's contents
- return after looping inside a directory
- collect udevinfo for each block device
- simply collect output of fdisk -l in one go
- handle sysreport invocation properly (warn if shell is interactive, otherwise spawn sysreport.legacy)
- progress bar don't show 100% until finished() is called
- Resolves: bz238778 added lspci -t
- now runs on RHEL3 as well (python 2.2)
- replaced commonPrefix() with faster code
- filesys: one fdisk -l for all
- selinux: collect fixfilex check output
- devicemapper: collect udevinfo for all block devices
- cluster: validate node names according to RFC 2181
- systemtap: cleaned up and added checkenabled() method
- added kdump plugin
- added collection of /etc/inittab
- Resolves: bz332151 apply regex to case number in sysreport for RHEL4
- Resolves: bz332211 apply regex to case number in sysreport for RHEL5
- Resolves: bz400111 sos incorrectly reports cluster data in SMP machine
* Mon Aug 13 2007 Navid Sheikhol-Eslami <navid at redhat dot com> - 1.7-8
- added README.rh-upload-core
* Mon Aug 13 2007 Navid Sheikhol-Eslami <navid at redhat dot com> - 1.7-7
- Resolves: bz251927 SOS errata needs to be respin to match 4.6 code base
- added extras/rh-upload-core script from David Mair <dmair at redhat.com>
* Thu Aug  9 2007 Navid Sheikhol-Eslami <navid at redhat dot com> - 1.7-6
- more language fixes
- added arabic, italian and french
- package prepared for release
- included sysreport as sysreport.legacy
* Thu Aug  9 2007 Navid Sheikhol-Eslami <navid at redhat dot com> - 1.7-5
- package obsoletes sysreport and creates a link pointing to sosreport
- added some commands in cluster and process plugins
- fixed html output (wrong links to cmds, thanks streeter)
- process: back down sleep if D state doesn't change
- Resolves: bz241277 Yum Plugin for sos
- Resolves: bz247520 Spelling mistake in sosreport output
- Resolves: bz247531 Feature: plugin to gather initial ramdisk scripts
- Resolves: bz248252 sos to support language localization
- Resolves: bz241282 Make SOS for RHEL 4
* Wed Aug  1 2007 Navid Sheikhol-Eslami <navid at redhat dot com> - 1.7-4
- catch KeyboardInterrupt when entering sosreport name
- added color output for increased readability
- list was sorted twice, removing latter .sort()
* Tue Jul 31 2007 Navid Sheikhol-Eslami <navid at redhat dot com> - 1.7-3
- added preliminary problem diagnosis support
- better i18n initialization
- better user messages
- more progressbar fixes
- catch and log python exceptions in report
- use python native commands to create symlinks
- limit concurrent running threads
* Sat Jul 28 2007 Navid Sheikhol-Eslami <navid at redhat dot com> - 1.7-2
- initial language localization support
- added italian translation
* Mon Jul 16 2007 Navid Sheikhol-Eslami <navid at redhat dot com> - 1.7-1
- split up command outputs in sub-directories (sos_command/plugin/command instead of sos_command/plugin.command)
- fixed doExitCode() calling thread.wait() instead of join()
- curses menu is disabled by default
- multithreading is enabled by default
- major progressbar changes (now has ETA)
- multithreading fixes
- plugins class descriptions shortened to fix better in --list-plugins
- rpm -Va in plugins/rpm.py sets eta_weight to 200 (plugin 200 longer than other plugins, for ETA calculation)
- beautified command output filenames in makeCommandFilename()
* Thu Jul 12 2007 Navid Sheikhol-Eslami <navid at redhat dot com> - 1.7-0
- curses menu disabled by default (enable with -c)
- sosreport output friendlier to the user (and similar to sysreport)
- smarter plugin listing which also shows options and disable/enabled plugins
- require root permissions only for actual sosreport generation
- fix in -k where option value was treated as string instead of int
- made progressbar wider (60 chars)
- selinux plugin is enabled only if selinux is also enabled on the system
- made some errors less verbose to the user
- made sosreport not copy files pointed by symbolic links (same as sysreport, we don't need /usr/bin/X or /sbin/ifup)
- copy links as links (cp -P)
- added plugin get_description() that returns a short decription for the plugin
- guess sosreport name from system's name
Updated packages:

1f11b1a47c6018f53fd62753570bdfbe61a89717 sos-1.8-1.fc8.noarch.rpm
f58aa808c1d937fed54e4384d1f9bd3a324b5c21 sos-1.8-1.fc8.src.rpm

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

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