Bug 848615 - New version request
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: dstat (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jiri Popelka
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Reported: 2012-08-15 22:58 EDT by Christopher Meng
Modified: 2012-08-16 03:33 EDT (History)
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Description Christopher Meng 2012-08-15 22:58:39 EDT
This package hasn't been updated for two years.

But upstream has released a fixed version.

So I hope someone can update it.

* 0.7.2svn - ... - release 03/09/2010
- Provide kernel configuration options to error mesages where possible
- Added external dstat_md_dstat plugin to show the resync progress of SWRAID (Bert de Bruijn)
- Changed color of 100% to white to make it stand out (Bert de Bruijn)
- Added new --bits option to force bit-values on screen (Scott Baker)
- Fix to allow internal plugins to use underscores/dashes too
- Improve internal dstat_vm plugin to use globs for matching/adding counters
- Added internal dstat_vm_adv plugin to show advanced VM counters (Pallai Roland)
- Added internal dstat_zones plugin to show zoneinfo counters (Pallai Roland)
- Fix warning message when colors are disabled because TERM is not found (Ulp 660181)
- Fix typo in dstat_nfs3_ops and dstat_nfsd3_ops (Chris Larsson)
- Added external dstat_mem_adv plugin so show advanced memory counters (Damon Snyder)
- Allow more variables (self.vars) than nicknames (self.nick) to simplify plugins
- Using -f/--full does not impact -c/--cpu anymore, most systems ship with 2 or more CPUs
- Added counter 'parent' when printing CSV subtitles of list-counters (Michael Boutillier)
- Print decimal values as decimals where possible (so 0 instead of 0.0)
- Added external dstat_ddwrt_* plugins using DD-WRT counters using SNMP infrastructure
- Fixed improper process names using spaces instead of \0 (Edward Smith)

* 0.7.2 - Real soon now - release 15/06/2010
- Added external dstat_disk_tps plugin to show transactions per second
- Added support for filtering /dev/vdaX devices (KVM virtio)
- Added external dstat_squid plugin to show squid counters (Jason Friedland)
- Introduced blockdevices() to list available blockdevices
- Added support for CCISS block devices (named cciss/c0d0)
- Introduced cmd_test() to verify command and options
- Introduced cmd_readlines() to read from command output
- Introduced cmd_splitlines() to split lines read from command output
- Implement best effort /proc integer overflow handling in dstat_net (Ross Brattain)
- Added external dstat_dstat_cpu plugin to show dstat's cpu usage
- Added external dstat_dstat_ctxt plugin to show dstat's context switches
- Added external dstat_dstat_mem plugin to show dstat's memory usage
- Added external dstat_top_bio_adv plugin to show advanced top I/O usage
- Added external dstat_top_cpu_adv plugin to show advanced top cpu usage
- Added external dstat_top_io_adv plugin to show advanced top block I/O usage
- Allow specifying separator for splitline() and splitlines() functions
- Make top-plugins free memory for processes that no longer exist
- Added external dstat_top_int plugin to show most frequent interrupt by name
- Fixed python 2.6 string exception issue (Dbt 585219)
- Documentation improvements

* 0.7.1 - Just the three of us - release 22/02/2010
- Fix external plugins on python 2.2 and older (eg. RHEL3)
- Documentation improvements
- Implement linecache for top-plugins (caching for statistics)
- Added external dstat_qmail plugin to show the length of qmail queues (Tom Van Looy)
- Added external dstat_dstat plugin to show Dstat's own cputime and latency values
- Added --profile option to get profiling statistics when you exit dstat
- Show a message with the default options when no stats are being specified
- Improved page allocation numbers in vm plugin (Hirofumi Ogawa)
- Introduced proc_readline() and proc_spitline() using linecache for top-plugins
- Introduced proc_readlines() and proc_splitlines() using linecache for top-plugins
- Introduced proc_pidlist() for top-plugins
- New tchg() function to format the time depending on width
Comment 2 Jiri Popelka 2012-08-16 03:33:47 EDT
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