s390-tools 1.24.0

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This s390-tools 1.24.0 contains enhancements and bug-fixes; it replaces s390-tools-1.23.1.

2014-01-08 s390-tools 1.24.0 ("Development stream")

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s390-tools is a package with a set of user space utilities to be used with the Linux on System z distributions.

s390-tools-1.24.0.tar.bz2 / MD5 recommended (2014-01-08)

New tools

  • zdsfs:
    • Use the zdsfs command to mount a z/OS DASD as Linux file system

Changes to existing tools

  • cpuplugd:
    • Remove runlevel 4 from system 5 init script
  • dasdfmt:
    • Remove devfs support option -n
  • dasdview:
    • Remove devfs support option -n
  • dbginfo:
    • Log script execution in syslog
    • Run script in defined locale environment
    • Verification to run script as root
  • dumpconf:
    • Remove runlevel 4 from system 5 init script
  • mon_statd:
    • Remove runlevel 4 from system 5 init script
  • zipl/zfcpdump:
    • Add support for SCSI partition dump (zipl -d option)
    • Remove support for SCSI file system dump (zipl -D option)
  • zipl:
    • Rewrite boot loaders in C
  • build process:
    • Add C=1 option for static code analysis
    • Add -Wunused-parameter to default warning options

Bug fixes

  • dbginfo.sh:
    • Remove execution of ziomon_fcpconf
  • zipl:
    • Fix segmentation fault in automenu array