SUSE-RU-2018:2972-1: moderate: Recommended update for perf

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Tue Oct 2 07:12:51 MDT 2018

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for perf

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2018:2972-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1040770 #1056756 #1075525 #1106048 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15

   An update that has four recommended fixes can now be


   This update for perf provides the following fixes:

   - Re-add dependency on libebl on PPC64le. (bsc#1106048)
   - Support crystall ridge / far / near memory indication in PEBS.
   - Add necessary power pvr support. (bsc#1075525)
   - Fix listing PMU events. They were not listed because pvr code is missing
     for POWER9. (bsc#1075525)
   - Add perf scripting support for ppc64le. (bsc#1056756)

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-2018-2114=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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