Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 438949
RHEL5.2 Release Notes: Frysk is still tech preview
Last modified: 2014-10-19 18:56:19 EDT
Adding to RHEL5.2 release notes under "Technology Previews":
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The goal of the frysk project is to create an intelligent, distributed,
always-on system monitoring and debugging tool that allows developers and system
monitor running processes and threads (including creation and
monitor the use of locking primitives
debug any given process by choosing it from a list or allowing frysk
to open a source code (or other) window on a process that is crashing or misbehaving
This updated version of frysk includes the following new utilities:
In addition to this, ftrace can now perform signal and function symbol
tracing. In previous releases, ftrace could only perform system call tracing.
frysk was introduced in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, and is still included in
this release as a Technology Preview. For more information about frysk, refer to
please advise if any further revisions are required. thanks!
the RHEL5.2 release notes will be dropped to translation on April 15, 2008, at
which point no further additions or revisions will be entertained.
a mockup of the RHEL5.2 release notes can be viewed at the following link:
please use the aforementioned link to verify if your bugzilla is already in the
release notes (if it needs to be). each item in the release notes contains a
link to its original bug; as such, you can search through the release notes by
Tracking this bug for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 Release Notes.
This Release Note is currently located in the Technology Previews section.
Release note added. If any revisions are required, please set the
"requires_release_notes" flag to "?" and edit the "Release Notes" field accordingly.
All revisions will be proofread by the Engineering Content Services team.
Frysk package has been removed from RHEL 5.3 and the libgtk-java package which was originally included for frysk has been deprecated. Please replace all Frysk documentation in release notes with:
The Frysk packages is removed from the RHEL 5.3 release. Red Hat has decided that obtaining the goal of improved C/C++ debugging would be more quickly accomplished by devoting development resources to the GDB project.
This package is deprecated and will likely be removed in future releases. If this package is a requirement for your development or infrastructure please inform your support representative.
removed the Frysk note from the 5.3 release notes.