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3.4.3 ← What's new in 3.4.4 → 3.4.5

User Interface changes

  • Add a fssnapshot command, and a few fssnap_* config. options for taking FS snapshots.
  • Use "real" yum logging for updateinfo parsing errors.
  • support "proxy = libproxy" syntax to enable libproxy.
  • Add a fuzzy matcher for numbers in format_missing_requires.
  • Add the "minrate" config. option.
  • Do a few changes to make the updateinfo command more user friendly (more fnmatches, can drop CVE prefix, reorder args. etc.).
  • Don't highlight the empty space, Eg. --showdups list.
  • Add downloadonly option to userconfirm download prompt.
  • Use updateinfo from yum-cron (so we can do security only updates).
  • Merge updateinfo command, --security, etc. into core.
  • Reuse mirrors when max_retries > len(mirrors).
  • Add hourly cron as well as daily.
  • Ignore case for deplist command.
  • Add "makecache fast", instead of having to do "clean expire-cache"+chk.
  • Don't ask users to file a bug when rpmdb is inconsistent.
  • Integrate deltarpm into core, can rebuild drpms while downloading rpms now.
  • Add "list distro-extras", which is like extras but ignores version/arch.
  • Automatically expire caches (yum clean expire-cache) on repo errors.
  • Use xattr data as well as file size for "fast checksumming".
  • Have load-ts list the possible transaction files with some data.
  • Fix problems with mirrors like wtfnix.com, delete bad MD files.
  • Fix yum-cron service file for systemd, add conversion code.
  • Add a fake requires for pyxattr, knowing origin_url is worth 62k.
  • Add ui_repoid_vars configuration, so repos. can show which vars they are using.
  • Dump "all" yum variables into the yumdb.
  • Add repopkgsremove_leaf_only and remove_leaf_only config. options.
  • Add a repo-pkgs command, to treat a repo. as a set of packages.
  • Add a swap command, for simple shell cases.
  • Add a metadata_expire_filter configuration, and use it in the shipped commands.
  • Don't error in history list, when we have no history.
  • Fix "0" epoch matching for nevra on installed packages.
  • Move to new yum-cron.py, uses yum API directly does background downloading/etc.
  • Add requirement on pyliblzma.
  • Merge downloadonly plugin into core, do background downloading with downloadonly.
  • handle re.compile() errors, Eg. [b-a].
  • Don't skip loadts new rpmdbv check, when transaction changes.
  • If ignoremissing is on in load-ts and something is missing, turn ignorenew on.
  • Ignore --installroot=// etc. as a command line option.
  • Add repoinfo command to do repolist -v.
  • Add --show-duplicates alias, for repoquery compat.
  • Add code to merge the refs/pkgs of two "identical" updateinfo errata.
  • Add .ui_id to repos. showing $releasever/$basearch.
  • Move to using urlgrabber's multi file progress.
  • Better UI for installed/available and lang/pkg/env, in groups list/summary.
  • Add all the resources in the repomd, when using mdpolicy=group:all
  • Show giant message about mutilib errors, to help people understand.
  • Add support for installing/removing/etc. 'environment groups'.
  • Add the opt. commands: remove-n, remove-na, remove-nevra. Like install-*
  • Add autoremove alias for clean_reqs_on_remove, for apt ppl (also no arg. functionality).
  • Make tolerant turn on recheck_installed_reqs ... maybe similar tradeoffs.
  • quote uids to keep cachedir ascii-clean.
  • add 'max_connections' and 'async' config. options, do parallel downloads and merge timedhosts.
  • Handle empty arguments passed to commands a lot better (Eg. yum provides "").
  • Check for a compat. arch. as well, when hand testing for upgradability in install.
  • exit(1) when all reinstall/downgrade args. are bad.
  • Make resolvedep output nicer, as people misparse the mock build output.
  • If we are doing: "yum info installed blah" don't do the highlights.
  • add support for 64 bit arm hardware.
  • Added ssl_check_cert_permissions config. option, to workaround unreadable certs.
  • Add kernel-highlight colour config. option (for running kernel).
  • Add a recheck_installed_requires config. option.
  • make --setopt take globs for the repo setopts, Eg. yum --setopt='*.skip_if_unavailable=1' update.
  • Search for other installed packages, for available lists in "all".
  • Add group_command=object config., documentation, module and UI.
  • Try comparing provides versions, if they all match.
  • do globs on provides in 'yum install'.
  • Have users always use own dirs.
  • Give name of pkg. and GPG urls when failed to install key. CKS/YumCryptoFail.
  • Add mddownloadpolicy, so people can config. yum to use XML instead of sqlite.
  • verifyTransaction progress, creates verify_txmbr() functions on RPMTransaction() and RPMBaseCallback() classes.
  • Add simple install-n etc. functions for rel-eng.
  • arm hardfp support
  • Extend the output of listTrans details for quiet mode, and not assumyes.
  • Add reset_nice configuration, and turn it on by default.
  • Ignore time skew by using sqlite IDs instead to order yum history transactions.
  • Output the GPG fingerprint when showing the GPG key.
  • Allow force-reinstall and force-remove as leading arguments for history redo.
  • Let resolvedep look for installed packages, and make it a hidden command.
  • Add lots of pkg attributes like pkg.na and pkg.evra etc. (mainly useful for repoquery).
  • Separate out dep. pkgs from pkgs. in trans. summary, and use dynamic lengths in trans summary.
  • Add summary for skipped/not installed/not available.
  • Add upgrade_requirements_on_install config. option.
  • Add ip_resolve config. option.
  • Add hack to work around broken python readline handling in "yum shell".
  • Accept old outputs of "yum -q history addon-info saved_tx" in load-ts command/API.
  • Make "yum -q history addon-info last saved_tx" valid input for load-ts.
  • Add "history packages-info/stats/sync" sub-commnands.
  • Add extra data to the history DB, we now have historic records for a few rpmdb/yumdb entries.
  • Add load-ts to the man page.
  • Don't warn about already installed packages in "group install".
  • yum-cron now has a command, and the code got tidied up a lot.
  • Output the yum_save.yumtx file on user cancel and GPG fail (and tidy the filename a bit).
  • Add --assumeno, which does the opposite of --assumeyes.
  • Allow "remove" to use the alwaysprompt logic (default is still alwaysprompt=true).
  • Give a message when rpmdb fails to find releasever, when it said it could.

Significant bugfixes

  • Resurrect diskspacecheck=0 functionality and enable inode problem filtering too on diskspacecheck=0
  • Include the update date if available in the generate updateinfo xml.
  • Fixes extra '</pkglist>' tags on multi-collection errata.
  • Fix circular obsoletes in transaction members check.
  • Fix "0" epoch matching for nevra on installed packages.
  • Don't quick fail for excludes that start with [foo] character lists.
  • A solution to the obsoletes but don't provide problem.
  • Fix for ppc64p7 arch. detection.
  • Fix weird edge case for isntallonly, when we install N kernels at once.
  • Don't traceback in hisotry stats, when we have no transactions.
  • honor proxy=_none_ again.
  • Fix UpdateNotice?.getitem when asked for iteration, add contains.
  • Fix test_loop, previously it always failed the first obs. chain.
  • Create "strong requires", and use that for recheck on upgrade.
  • Search for other installed packages, for available lists in "all".
  • Quote 'proxy_username' and 'proxy_password'.
  • Add getcwd() check as well as open(".") check.
  • Init "found" variable for distro-sync full.
  • Fix _conv_pkg_state when calling with history as checksum.
  • When a repo. fails in repolist, manually populate the ones after it.
  • Ignore lock held by a zombie process.
  • Add fix for upgrade with same reqs. "Forces" upgrade.
  • Workaround the rpm change of obsoletes are conflicts mess.
  • Use the correct test to see if the INSERT worked, for RHEL-5 sqlite.
  • handle signatures which are not directly following the pub key but are elsewhere in the key info.
  • Fix problems with using old generated data.
  • Don't traceback on --setopt=foo and --setopt=foo=1=1.
  • Workaround rpm-python size braindamage.
  • Handle ENOSPC when creating lock files.
  • Sort data for XML generation.
  • Fixes required for createreop SQL update code.
  • Fix traceback when enabling/disabling repos.
  • Don't output \r to non-tty's.
  • Override the umask settings for yum makedir() as well as open().
  • Ingore EACCESS errors on yumdb stat calls.
  • Fix "not found" code when calling with pkgtups.

Resource improvement changes

  • Remove repos.findRepos("*"), for repos.sort().
  • Don't slow path simple non-installed package names. (Eg. yum list zzuf).
  • override mdpolicy in yum-cron and turn metadata_expire off, so we always try to download all data in yum-cron.
  • speed up /proc/cpuinfo parsing.
  • Add a metadata_expire_filter configuration, and use it in the shipped commands.
  • Add the opt. commands: remove-n, remove-na, remove-nevra. Like install-*
  • If we are doing: "yum info installed blah" don't do the highlights.
  • Don't require pkgSack setup for local install/reinstall/upgrade/downgrade.
  • Change tsInfo.setDatabases() so we don't have to setup the pkgSack.
  • Make searchFiles() a bit faster.
  • Only update the XML => sqlite progress ~1% of the time.
  • Add simple install-n etc. functions for rel-eng.

API changes

  • Add fssnap module, and YumBase?.fssnap property (can view/manipulate snapshots).
  • Use "real" yum logging for updateinfo parsing errors.
  • Extend findRepos() so it can work like repolist.
  • Add updateinfo module.
  • Add .upinfo YumBase? property for updateinfo.
  • Add timestamps to the transaction object, for created and changed time.
  • Add obvious ne to call eq for updateinfo notices.
  • Include environments when writing comps.
  • Add .ui_id to repos. showing $releasever/$basearch.
  • Minimally teach yum about rpm >= 4.10 scriptlet start and stop callbacks.
  • Add support for parsing 'environment groups'.
  • Add a simple checkfunc if we don't have one, for pkg d/l.
  • Add a pkgdict argument to packages.parsePackages().
  • Fix UpdateNotice?.getitem when asked for iteration, add contains.
  • Allow changing the exit code on non-fatal errors.
  • Added generic installonlypkg(kernel-module) and installonlypkg(vm).
  • Create "strong requires" for packages.
  • Add helper function to access the fingerprint in the GPG key info data.
  • Add returnInstalledPackageByDep() to pair with returnPackageByDep().
  • Add ui_evr property to packages.
  • Can now lookup a package in history, without creating a pkgtup entry for it.
  • Have a pkg_warn keyword for install now, only used by "group install" atm.
  • Adds a bunch of API documentation, see: here.

Developer stats.

3.4.4 -  ?? commits: Mon Jun 17 14:00:39 2013 -0400

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