Recommended update for perf

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 installed.

Description:

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. (fate#325127)
  • 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):
    • perf-4.12.14-9.10.1
    • perf-debuginfo-4.12.14-9.10.1
    • perf-debugsource-4.12.14-9.10.1

References: