[El-errata] ELBA-2021-9330 Oracle Linux 8 dtrace bug fix update

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Fri Jul 2 08:18:17 PDT 2021

Oracle Linux Bug Fix Advisory ELBA-2021-9330


The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 8 have been uploaded to the Unbreakable Linux Network:



Description of changes:

- Consolidated developent of newly ported features. [Orabug: 33037106]
- Implement built-in variables: probeprov, probemod, probefunc, probename.
- Implement built-in variables: caller, stackdepth, ucaller, ustackdepth,
  errno, walltimestamp.  (Eugene Loh)
- Implement actions: stack(), ustack(). (Eugene Loh)
- Implement subroutine: strlen().
- Implement option: -Z (partial). (Eugene Loh)
- Added support for string constants and string values.
- Added support for strings to trace().
- Fixed storage size determination for global and local variables.
- Improved storage layout for global and local variables.
- Mark aggregation actions as non-data recording actions.  (Eugene Loh)
- Load string constant table into the 'strtab' BPF map.
- Load probe description data into the 'probes' BPF map.
- Consolidate all string hash functions into a single hash function.
- Implement variable length integer support.
- Store the length of each string as a variable length integer inline with its
  character stream.
- Improve memcpy() internal BPF function.
- Testsuite improvements.  (Eugene Loh)

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