[Fusioninventory-user] Agent 2.1.8_rc1

Gonéri Le Bouder goneri at rulezlan.org
Sun Mar 6 14:21:04 UTC 2011


Yesterday we uploaded the 2.1.8_rc1 of the agent.  Please give it a
try and report
issue :)

This is the changelog entry for this release:
2.1.8_rc1  Sat, 05 Mar 2011 14:56:58 +0100
       * Linux, correctly read the number of core from /proc/cpuinfo
       * MacOSX: KB unit in missing in Mac OS X Drive.pm
       * FusionInventory::Agent::Task::Base, correctly preinitialize
         'myData' by loading the expected file.
       * A yum plugin in contrib to trigger FusionInventory after the updates
         (Remi COLLET)
       * SSL certificat check: Accept wild card in the hostname
       * Linux/CPU: avoid a warning is $serial is undef, thanks Raúl who
         pointed the issue
       * SSL: try to use the default CA if now --ca-cert-* is avalaible,
         thanks Kevin Cousin who suggested the idea
       * Inventory must be run after the deployment (OcsDeploy)
       * Linux: fix Knoppix version format
       * fix month number in process list start date
       * Avoid failure if the agent can't load the .dump file, see: #542
         thanks Kevin Cousin for the report
       * Decrease the severity of the error message when a optional module
         is missing
       * MacOSX/Drives: do not ignore the / filesystem
       * MacOSX/USB: no empty devices
       * Win32/Software: avoid a warning
       * Networks: improve the error message if deflat fails, thanks Walid Nouh
         for the suggestion
       * HP-UX/CPU: add a test-suite
       * HP-UX/CPU: identify the CPU on HP RX4640, (Yanick Durant)
       * HP-UX/Memory: hack to preinitialize the memory map (Yanick Durant)
       * t/README.t: only run the test if TEST_AUTHOR=1
       * Makefile.PL: add XML::TreePP in test_requires
       * RPM: feed the PUBLISHER field (Stéphane Urbanovski)
       * MacoSX/Software: Avoid breakage if .app's plist file is corrupted
       * Solaris: SUNWCzone is optionnal, use zonename instead (Raphaël SurcouF)
       * Inventory: look for backend module in @INC+$archname.'/auto'
too, thanks
         to Philip Grodzki who helped to point out the issue.
       * Inventory: improve POD documentation
       * Inventory: Display a debug message if the STORAGES/INTERFACE is invalid
       * backport from master
       * Linux/CPU rename AuthenticAMD to AMD
       * injector: --help show usage menu
       * injector: minor clean up in the --help menu
       * Add 2011 in the copyright years
       * Win32: set HARDWARE/DESCRIPTION
       * Tools: move the code used to find .pm in @INC in
       * Linux/Network: set the IPv6 network address (Ludovic Hutin)
       * HP-UX/CPU: improve the machinfo parsing, thanks Amir Pakdel for
         the machinfo output on HP-UX 11.23
       * AIX: collect EMC/Clariion LUN storage (Sébastien Dagnicourt)
       * Win32: fix NETWORKS/VIRTUALDEV on OS prior Vista (David DURIEUX)
       * Internal: add and use getFusionInventoryLibdir(),
       * Linux/Storage: collect WWN from SAS / SATA disk using hdparm
       * Win32/Networks: avoid duplicated IP in HARDWARE/IPADDR,
thanks Fernando Lagrange
         for the bug report
       * Gentoo: fix the regex to collect packages,
       * Linux: dhcp-leases file now always detected, mostly on Redhat
hosts (Bernhard Denner)
       * Win32: retrieve Antivirus information from
//./root/SecurityCenter2 on Win7
       * Win32: software, do not ignore software with very few information
       * Win32: better detection of product key on 64bit system,
thanks Ionut Bujor for
         the feedbacks http://forge.fusioninventory.org/issues/582
       * Drop the Ping task. Was not used.

At the sametime I released FusionInventory::Agent::Task::OcsDeploy
1.1.1. Again it's a stable release.
It improves a lot the time required to identify peer in the network.
This release is included in the
2.1.8_rc1 "prebuilt" ( http://prebuilt.fusioninventory.org ).

1.1.1  Sat, 05 Mar 2011 15:46:18 +0100
       * Use POE::Component::Client::Ping to know if a host
         is up
       * P2P dependencies are only suggested now
       * process priority 0 deployment too, thanks Diegos
       * P2P Limit the size of the network to 255 machines
       * df command of HP-UX does not support -m option, use -k
         instead (Amir Pakdel)

Best regards,
     Gonéri Le Bouder

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