s390-tools 1.37.0

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This s390-tools 1.37.0 contains enhancements and bug-fixes; it replaces s390-tools 1.36.1.

2017-01-27 s390-tools 1.37.0 ("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-1.37.0.tar.bz2 / MD5 recommended (2017-01-27)

New tools

  • dump2tar:
    • Add sysfs collection helper for dbginfo.sh

Changes to existing tools

  • build process:
    • Add 'make help'
    • Add 'make D=1' for debugging
    • Add automatic dependency generation
    • Do echo also when overriding commands
  • added internal libraries:
    • util_rec: Print records in different output formats
    • util_libc: Handle standard errors for libc functions
    • util_file: Read and write files
    • util_scandir: Scan a directory for matching entries
    • util_path: Work with paths
    • util_opt: Parse the command line options
    • util_prg: Print standard program messages
    • util_panic: Collect FFDC data for unexpected errorsandle standard errors for libc functions
  • qethconf:
    • Remove check for OSN-device
  • znetconf:
    • Remove OSN-support
  • lsdasd/tunedasd:
    • Add channel path aware erp
  • zcrypt:
    • Add multi domain support for zcrypt device driver
  • scm:
    • Reimplement lsscm in C
  • chp:
    • Reimplement chchp and lschp in C
  • dbginfo.sh:
    • Make use of sysinfo collection helper

Bug fixes

  • zfcpdbf:
    • Only cap SAN short payload if pl_len exists
  • chzdev:
    • Fix bug when configuring QETH devices
  • libu2s:
    • Prevent buffer overflow
  • ziomon:
    • No blktrace kill which can corrupt kernel blktrace state