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Re: New packages going into RHEL 5.2 beta



On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 4:43 PM, Stephen John Smoogen <smooge gmail com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 2:04 PM, Tom spot Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> wrote:
>  > Karsten asked if I would give you guys a heads-up on the new packages
>  >  going into RHEL 5.2 beta.
>  >  Four of them are packages in EPEL-5: dstat, python-iniparse,
>  >  python-setuptools, and trousers.
>  >
>
>  This is going to be a hard one to deal with long term. People who have
>  5.1.1 and such will still need these. People who have 5.2.x will not.
>  We need to make a clear, policy statement that we are only going to
>  support 5.x.0 releases which would be a good way for other repository
>  groups to 'differentiate' themselves from EPEL.
>
>
>
>  >  From:
>  >  https://www.redhat.com/archives/rhelv5-announce/2008-March/msg00000.html
>  >
>  >  Packages added in this release include:
>  >
>  >  New package: dapl-2.0.3-3.el5
>  >         Library providing access to the  DAT 1.2 and 2.0 APIs
>  >
>  >  New package: dstat-0.6.6-3.el5
>  >         Versatile resource statistics tool
>  >
>  >  New package: ecryptfs-utils-38-1.el5
>  >         The eCryptfs mount helper and support libraries
>  >
>  >  New package: freeipmi-0.5.1-3.el5
>  >         FreeIPMI
>  >
>  >  New package: gtk-vnc-0.3.2-1.el5
>  >         A GTK widget for VNC clients
>  >
>  >  New package: ibsim-0.4-2.el5
>  >         InfiniBand fabric simulator for management
>  >
>  >  New package: infiniband-diags-1.3.5-2.el5
>  >         OpenFabrics Alliance InfiniBand Diagnostic Tools
>  >
>  >  New package: isns-utils-0.91-0.0.el5
>  >         The iSNS daemon and utility programs
>  >
>  >  New package: libcxgb3-1.1.2-2.el5
>  >         Chelsio T3 iWARP HCA Userspace Driver
>  >
>  >  New package: libehca-1.0-1.el5
>  >         IBM InfiniBand HCA Userspace Driver
>  >
>  >  New package: libibcm-1.0.1-1.el5
>  >         Userspace InfiniBand Communication Manager.
>  >
>  >  New package: libibcommon-1.0.7-1.el5
>  >         OpenFabrics Alliance InfiniBand management common library
>  >
>  >  New package: libibmad-1.1.5-1.el5
>  >         OpenFabrics Alliance InfiniBand MAD library
>  >
>  >  New package: libibumad-1.1.6-1.el5
>  >         OpenFabrics Alliance InfiniBand umad (user MAD) library
>  >
>  >  New package: libibverbs-1.1.1-8.el5
>  >         Library providing access to InfiniBand/iWARP hardware
>  >         verbs protocol
>  >
>  >  New package: libipathverbs-1.1-9.el5
>  >         QLogic InfiniPath HCA Userspace Driver
>  >
>  >  New package: libmlx4-1.0-2.el5
>  >         Mellanox ConnectX InfiniBand HCA Userspace Driver
>  >
>  >  New package: libmthca-1.0.4-9.el5
>  >         Mellanox InfiniBand HCA Userspace Driver
>  >
>  >  New package: libnes-0.5-2.el5
>  >         NetEffect RNIC Userspace Driver
>  >
>  >  New package: librdmacm-1.0.5-1.el5
>  >         Userspace RDMA Connection Manager.
>  >
>  >  New package: libsdp-1.1.99-8.el5
>  >         A library for direct userspace use of Sockets Direct Protocol
>  >
>  >  New package: libsmi-0.4.5-2.el5
>  >         A library to access SMI MIB information
>  >
>  >  New package: mstflint-1.2-2.el5
>  >         Mellanox firmware burning tool
>  >
>  >  New package: nspluginwrapper-0.9.91.5-20.el5
>  >         A compatibility layer for Netscape 4 plugins
>  >
>  >  New package: ofed-docs-1.3-1.el5
>  >         OpenFabrics Enterprise Distribution documentation
>  >
>  >  New package: opensm-3.1.8-1.el5
>  >         OpenIB InfiniBand Subnet Manager and management utilities
>  >
>  >  New package: openswan-2.6.07-2.el5
>  >         Openswan IPSEC implementation
>  >
>  >  New package: perftest-1.2-8.el5
>  >         IB Performance tests
>  >
>  >  New package: python-iniparse-0.2.3-4.el5
>  >         Python Module for Accessing and Modifying Configuration
>  >         Data in INI files
>  >
>  >  New package: python-setuptools-0.6c5-2.el5
>  >         Download, build, install, upgrade, and uninstall Python
>  >         packages
>  >
>  >  New package: rsyslog-2.0.0-11.el5
>  >         Enhanced system logging and kernel message trapping daemons
>  >
>  >  New package: setroubleshoot-plugins-2.0.4-1.el5
>  >         Analysis plugins for use with setroubleshoot
>  >
>  >  New package: srptools-0.0.4-1.el5
>  >         Tools for using the InfiniBand SRP protocol devices
>  >
>  >  New package: system-config-netboot-0.1.45-1.el5
>  >         network booting/install configuration utility (GUI)
>  >
>  >  New package: tpm-tools-1.3.1-1.el5
>  >         Management tools for the TPM hardware
>  >
>  >  New package: trousers-0.3.1-3.el5
>  >         TCG's Software Stack v1.2
>  >
>  >  New package: tvflash-0.9.0-1.el5
>  >         Tool to manage Mellanox HCA firmware flash memory
>  >
>  >  New package: udftools-1.0.0b3-0.1.el5
>  >         Linux UDF Filesystem userspace utilities
>  >
>  >  New package: virt-viewer-0.0.2-1.el5
>  >         Virtual Machine Viewer
>  >
>  >  New package: wdaemon-0.13-1
>  >         Hotplug helper for Wacom X.org driver
>  >
>  >  New package: xulrunner-1.9-0.beta3.2.el5
>  >         XUL Runtime for Gecko Applications
>  >
>  >  New package: yum-updatesd-1:0.9-2.el5
>  >         Update notification daemon
>  >
>  >  ~spot
>  >
>  >
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Is there a page from RH, or anywhere that explains the 5.1.1 vs 5.2.0
and so on, and which one my org should pick?

Isn't rsyslog from syslog an ABI break?


stahnma


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