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Recommended update for sblim


(Last modified: 16MAR2007)

solutions Recommended update for sblim SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (ef910c555b5ab697e4773061aebf8709)

Applies to

Package: sblim-cmpi-base
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 2814
Release: 20070316
Obsoletes: none


These packages are the updates for Service Pack 1 of SUSE Linux Enterprise
10. Install them to have your system at SP1 level.



Problem description

Below you find a list of changes sorted alphabetically by package name.
  • update to version 1.5.6: (#243804) (bug numbers from upstream bugtracking)
    • 1228864 Fixed IA64 Processor Detection
    • 1331755 Fixed timezone recognition problem (on zSeries)
    • 1328703 Fixed strange version string problem
    • 1203849 Removed compile warnings with CMPI >= 1.0.0
    • 1199129 Full support of CMPI 1.0.0
    • 1331750 Removed invalid clock speeds for zSeries/S390
    • 1353086 Suppress error output in RPM scriptlets
  • removed patches applied upstream: cmpi-base-proc-ia64.patch sblim-cmpi-base-processutil.patch
  • update to version 1.4.4
    • Fixed data gathering that caused seg faults (BNC #241646)
    • Fixed unresolved symbols in shared lib (BNC #242429)
  • update to version 1.3.8
    • Fixed data gathering that caused seg faults (BNC #241646)
    • Fixed unresolved symbols in shared lib (BNC #242429)
  • added sblim-cmpi-nfsv3-1.0.13_settingcontext.patch: (#242157)
  • Fixed association behaviour if /etc/exports file is empty
  • added sblim-cmpi-nfsv4-1.0.11_settingcontext.patch: (#242273)
  • Fixed association behaviour if /etc/exports file is empty
  • added sblim-cmpi-params-1.2.4_file_handle.patch (#242445)
  • Do not fail in the testsuite, if a file has no read access.
  • added sblim-cmpi-params-1.2.4.tmpfilenull.patch (#192297):
  • properly handled cases where the tmpfile is NULL
  • added sblim-cmpi-sysfs-1.1.8_Linux_SysfsAttributeUtil.c.makeinstance.patch: check for nonprintable data and return NULL in case (#192299)
  • update to version 0.7.11: (#184758)
    • Bug 1411000: syslog provider should not depend on cmpi-base internal functions.
    • Bug 1615180: check mallocs for success
    • Bug 1605178: CreateInstance must return an valid object path in case of success.
    • Bug 1605163: Configuration enumeration does not clean up /tmp files.
    • Bug 1538474: Fixed memory leaks in parsing syslog configuration information.
    • Bug 1472978 : Updated TmpConfFile as "/etc/syslog.conf" and added code to send SIGHUP to syslogd AFTER a create/delete instance in syslog-conf.
  • removed sblim-cmpi-syslog-0.7.9_sig_hup_syslogd.patch: patch included in 0.7.11
  • added sblim-gather-2.1.2-testscript_bug_240778.patch: Fix testsuite for https only cim-server (#240778)
  • split package into logical pieces (base package, provider,devel and test subpackages) (#240800)
  • added /var/run/gather (#240800)
  • marked config files as config(noreplace)
  • removed unneeded .la files
  • run ldconfig
  • update to version 2.1.2: (Fate 301552)
    • Changes in Version 2.1.2:
      • 1525914 Fixed repository overwrite by z channel plugin.
      • 1585629 Fixed z channel timestamp wrap
      • 1585628 Fixed invalid CPU values for z LPARs and CEC
      • 1565458 Fixed CIMOM crash after invalid getinstance ops
      • 1613105 Fixed handling of unsigned 32-bit integers
    • Changes in Version 2.1.1:
      • 1468385 Fixed 32bit value display
      • 1474178 Fixed bogus file ownerships in RPM specfiles
      • 1506037 Fixed testsuite for https CIM server connections
      • 1509900 Fixed memory corruption in Xen Plugin
    • Features added:
      • 1509902 Added plugins for IBM System z
    • Changes in Version 2.1.0
      • Features added:
      • 1427714 Added new config properties for automatic plugin loading.
      • 1429155 Added new config option for sample interval override.
      • 1436488 Added top-N support for metric values.
      • 1436591 Added new config option to specify the repository expiration.
      • 1436671 New plugin for Xen.
      • 1441802 Added new config option for synchronized sampling.
      • 1450569 Multiple gather installations can coexist now on one system.
      • 1454734 Support for seperate devel package added.
    • Bugs fixed:
      • 1395363 Removed provider postinstall location dependencies.
      • 1441804 Fixed spec file
      • 1446497 Removed metric instance number limit
      • 1449436 Enhanced metric repository performance for large data volumes
      • 1449628 Fixed segfault in Xen plugin
      • 1450216 Enhanced filter performance by adaptive sorting algorithms
      • 1454722 Fixed potential memory overwrite in local communications code
      • 1464845 Fixed potential repository failure for interval metrics
    • Changes in Version 2.0.4
      • Bugs fixed:
        • 1430516 Fixed unrecoverable disconnect.
        • 1443997 Fixed handling of partially loaded repository plugin sets
        • 1444272 Fixed coredump for NULL unit fields
        • 1444711 Fixed CPU time display units (now milliseconds)
        • 1444826 Fix some portability issues
  • updated sblim-gather-2.0.3_linkerpaths.patch for 2.1.2. new name sblim-gather-2.1.2_linkerpaths.patch.
  • use upstream solution for sblim-gather-2.0.3_static_overflow.patch
  • updated sblim-gather-2.0.3_pointers.patch for 2.1.2. new name sblim-gather-2.1.2_pointers.patch.
  • added sblim-testsuite-1.2.4_checkRef_gi.patch: properly set the checkRef_gi variable in case of errors (#84579)
  • update to version 1.5.3 (numbers reference bug in upstream bugtracker if not prefixed with BNC)
    • 1560865 create/modifyInstance do not correctly deal with arrays
    • 1611024 support create/modifyInstance for Associations (BNC #242453)
    • 1632746 no error message on incorrect input values (BNC #242456)
    • 1652347 does not correctly handle VALUE.REFERENCE blocks (BNC #242281)
  • additional changes from 1.5.2
    • 1457924 fixed some compile warnings
  • removed sblim-wbemcli-1.5.1_parentheses.patch included in 1.5.2


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh sblim-cmpi-base.rpm sblim-cmpi-base-devel.rpm sblim-cmpi-base-testsuite.rpm sblim-cmpi-fsvol.rpm sblim-cmpi-network.rpm sblim-cmpi-nfsv3.rpm sblim-cmpi-nfsv4.rpm sblim-cmpi-params.rpm sblim-cmpi-sysfs.rpm sblim-cmpi-syslog.rpm sblim-gather.rpm sblim-testsuite.rpm sblim-wbemcli.rpm

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