sosreport 3.6-1ubuntu0.16.04.2 source package in Ubuntu


sosreport (3.6-1ubuntu0.16.04.2) xenial; urgency=medium

  * d/p/dont-collect-some-tracing-instance-files.patch: (LP: #1803735)
    - Ignoring some kernel files as the copy of them make sosreport
      hangs in situation where kernel tracing events is in used.

sosreport (3.6-1ubuntu0.16.04.1) xenial; urgency=medium

  * New 3.6 upstream release. (LP: #1775195)
    major enhancements to core features and existing plugins:

    - better package manager version information
    - policy support for detecting package managed files
    - fixed exit status propagation
    - deprecated optparse replaced with argparse
    - simplified and improved SoSOptions interface
    - better error handling during interactive prompting
    - allow journal collection by identifier
    - allow collection of journal message catalogs
    - support for collecting binary file data
    - more fine-grained system plugins (date etc.)
    - policy defined report file name patterns
    - more human-readable report file names by default
    - increased default log size (25MiB vs. 10MiB)
    - support for forbidden path lists and forbid logging
    - support for enabling plugins by kernel module name
    - support for enabling plugins by executable name
    - support for collecting eBPF (bpftool) data
    - support for device information via add_udev_info()
    - support for detecting and reporting unpackaged binaries
    - optional collection of the RPMDB
    - improved archive compression level and multithreading
    - default log size increased from 10MiB to 25MiB
    - improved debug logging and ENOSPC handling
    - major updates to the IPA plugin
    - major updates to the Docker plugin
    - string decoding fixes
    - DNF and Yum module support
    - OpenShift 3.10 support
    - Python3 fixes

  Further release information and tarballs are available at:

  * Debian specific modifications :
    - Omit Python2 only unittests
    - Avoid distutils in lstopo plugin

  * Former debian modifications now fixed upstream:
    - d/p/0002-reset-to-expected-variable-order-for-packagemanager.patch
    - d/p/0003-fix-name-containers-is-not-defined.patch
    - Fix-string-decoding-for-debug-log-output.patch

  * Cherry-pick upstream patch:
    - d/p/fix-string-substitution-method.patch:
      Fix plugin string substitution methods to fail.

 -- Eric Desrochers <email address hidden>  Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:13:16 -0500

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Eric Desrochers on 2018-11-20
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sosreport: Set of tools to gather troubleshooting data from a system

 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.