SUSE-RU-2020:1106-1: moderate: Recommended Beta update for SUSE Manager Client Tools and Salt

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   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended Beta update for SUSE Manager Client Tools and Salt

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2020:1106-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1143913 #1158463 #1167437 #1167556 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Manager Tools 12-BETA

   An update that has four recommended fixes can now be


   This update fixes the following issues:


   - Update to 0.18.1
     * [BUGFIX] Fix incorrect sysctl call in BSD meminfo collector, resulting
       in broken swap metrics on FreeBSD #1345
     * [BUGFIX] Fix rollover bug in mountstats collector #1364
     * Renamed interface label to device in netclass collector for
       consistency with
     * other network metrics #1224
     * The cpufreq metrics now separate the cpufreq and scaling data based on
       what the driver provides. #1248
     * The labels for the network_up metric have changed, see issue #1236
     * Bonding collector now uses mii_status instead of operstatus #1124
     * Several systemd metrics have been turned off by default to improve
       performance #1254
     * These include unit_tasks_current, unit_tasks_max,
       service_restart_total, and unit_start_time_seconds
     * The systemd collector blacklist now includes automount, device, mount,
       and slice units by default. #1255
     * [CHANGE] Bonding state uses mii_status #1124
     * [CHANGE] Add a limit to the number of in-flight requests #1166
     * [CHANGE] Renamed interface label to device in netclass collector #1224
     * [CHANGE] Add separate cpufreq and scaling metrics #1248
     * [CHANGE] Several systemd metrics have been turned off by default to
       improve performance #1254
     * [CHANGE] Expand systemd collector blacklist #1255
     * [CHANGE] Split cpufreq metrics into a separate collector #1253
     * [FEATURE] Add a flag to disable exporter metrics #1148
     * [FEATURE] Add kstat-based Solaris metrics for boottime, cpu and zfs
       collectors #1197
     * [FEATURE] Add uname collector for FreeBSD #1239
     * [FEATURE] Add diskstats collector for OpenBSD #1250
     * [FEATURE] Add pressure collector exposing pressure stall information
       for Linux #1174
     * [FEATURE] Add perf exporter for Linux #1274
     * [ENHANCEMENT] Add Infiniband counters #1120
     * [ENHANCEMENT] Add TCPSynRetrans to netstat default filter #1143
     * [ENHANCEMENT] Move network_up labels into new metric network_info #1236
     * [ENHANCEMENT] Use 64-bit counters for Darwin netstat
     * [BUGFIX] Add fallback for missing /proc/1/mounts #1172
     * [BUGFIX] Fix node_textfile_mtime_seconds to work properly on symlinks
   - Add network-online (Wants and After) dependency to systemd unit


   - Limit architectures to i585 and x86_64 depending SLE version
   - Use more reliable progress output


   - Do not crash 'mgr-update-status' because 'long' type is not defined in
     Python 3


   - Implement notification utility
   - Do not break when syncing Oracle 7 yum channel (bsc#1158463)
   - Add MODULARITYLABEL tag support


   - Update to Salt version 3000 See release notes:
   - Do not make file.recurse state to fail when msgpack 0.5.4 (bsc#1167437)
   - Fixes status attribute issue in aptpkg test
   - Make script not to require setuptools greater than 9.1 loop:
     fix variable names for until_no_eval
   - Drop conflictive state patch (bsc#1167437)
   - Update patches after rebase with upstream v3000 tag (bsc#1167437)
   - Fix some requirements issues depending on Python3 versions
   - Removes obsolete patch
   - Fix for low rpm_lowpkg unit test
   - Add python-singledispatch as dependency for python2-salt
   - Fix for temp folder definition in loader unit test
   - Make "salt.ext.tornado.gen" to use "salt.ext.backports_abc" on Python 2
   - Fix regression in service states with reload argument
   - Fix integration test failure for test_mod_del_repo_multiline_values
   - Fix for unless requisite when pip is not installed
   - Fix errors from unit tests due NO_MOCK and NO_MOCK_REASON deprecation
   - Fix tornado imports and missing _utils after rebasing patches
   - Removes unresolved merge conflict in yumpkg module
   - Enable building and installation for Fedora
   - Disable python2 build on Tumbleweed We are removing the python2
     interpreter from openSUSE (SLE16). As such disable salt building for
     python2 there.
   - Sanitize grains loaded from roster_grains.json cache during "state.pkg"
   - Build: Buildequire pkgconfig(systemd) instead of systemd
     pkgconfig(systemd) is provided by systemd, so this is de-facto no
     change. But inside the Open Build Service (OBS), the same symbol is also
     provided by systemd-mini, which exists to shorten build-chains by only
     enabling what other packages need to successfully build
   - Backport saltutil state module to 2019.2 codebase (bsc#1167556)
   - Add new custom SUSE capability for saltutil state module
   - Virt._get_domain: don't raise an exception if there is no VM
   - Adds test for zypper abbreviation fix
   - Improved storage pool or network handling
   - Better import cache handline

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 Manager Tools 12-BETA:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Manager-Tools-12-2020-1106=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Manager Tools 12-BETA (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Manager Tools 12-BETA (noarch):



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