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Bug#939900: RFS: sosreport/3.8-1 -- Set of tools to gather troubleshooting data from a system

Package: sponsorship-requests
Severity: normal

Dear mentors,

I am looking for a sponsor for my package "sosreport"

 * Package name    : sosreport
   Version         : 3.8-1
   Upstream Author : Bryn M. Reeves <bmr@redhat.com>
 * URL             : https://github.com/sosreport/sos
 * License         : GPL-2+
 * Vcs             : https://salsa.debian.org/sosreport-team/sosreport
   Section         : admin

It builds those binary packages:

  sosreport - Set of tools to gather troubleshooting data from a system

To access further information about this package, please visit the following URL:


Alternatively, one can download the package with dget using this command:

  dget -x https://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/s/sosreport/sosreport_3.8-1.dsc

Changes since the last upload:

   * New 3.8 upstream release.
     Contains a number of enhancements, new features and bug fixes including:
     - 6 new plugins: container_log, frr, leapp, openstack_placement, qt, vdsm
     - kubernetes plugin can now optionally grab logs only for certain pods
     - kdump plugin will now collect initramfs content
     - pulp and foreman plugins now support collecting from an external database
     - sar plugin will now collect the full sar log dir
     - vdsm and ovirt plugins will now collect host certificates
     - openvswitch plugin will now enable on openvswitch2.* packages
     - Added support for only capturing logs after a specific date, --since
     - Fixed an issue causing high CPU utilization which slowed journal
     - Fixed an issue where plugins could continue executing commands after
       their timeout was hit
     - sosreport will no longer abort execution on Red Hat family systems when
       the package manager fails to query a file list
   * Plugin API enhancements
     - Plugins may now capture environment variables, which will be written to
       /environment in the sos archive root
     - Plugins may now write command output to subdirs within their own
       sos_commands/plugin directory
       - The container plugins have been updated to make use of this
     - SoSPredicate usage may now be match either any or all of the provided
       elements, and may mix requirements of kmods and services to determine
       if a command should be collected.
   * Significant changes to the reporting system of sos
     - HTML reports replaced by a Report subclass
     - HTML report creation time is significantly improved
     - Added a JSON formatted report option
   * Allow system changes option
     - A new --allow-system-changes option has been added that will allow users
       to collect certain data, even if it means the host system would be
   * Former patches now fixed upstream:
     - d/p/0001-skip-py2-only-tests.patch
     - d/p/archive-fix-stat-typo.patch
     - d/p/avoid-distutils.diff


  Eric Desrochers

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