[El-errata] ELBA-2023-12509 Oracle Linux 8 dtrace bug fix update

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Thu Jun 22 13:28:42 UTC 2023

Oracle Linux Bug Fix Advisory ELBA-2023-12509


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



Description of changes:

- Restart dtprobed when upgrading DTrace.
- Report and clean up orphaned tracing events after each test.

- Full support for is-enabled USDT probes. (Nick Alcock)
- Report error on programs that exceed aggsize or dynvarsize.
- Support for drop counters for principal, speculation, and aggregation buffers
  and for dynamic variables.
- Implement probe: proc:::signal-clear.
- Implement provider: sched (partial implementation).
- Implement provider: lockstat (for kernels >= 5.10.0 and UEK6 with fix).
- Support NULL strings. (Eugene Loh)
- Support uregs[] on older kernels. (Eugene Loh)
- New option: lonknommap. (Nick Alcock)
- Support for USDT probes in programs in different fs namespaces. (Nick Alcock)
- Support for USDT probes in non-PIE executables. (Nick Alcock)
- Fix dtprobed to support DOF that exceeds 64KiB. (Nick Alcock)
  [Orabug: 35411920]
- Do not modify input files with dtrace -G if unchanged. (Steven Sistare)
  [Orbug: 35417184]
- Various testsuite fixes and improvements.
  (Nick Alcock, Eugene Loh, Kris Van Hees) [Orabug: 35435195]
- Various code improvements.  (Nick Alcock, Eugene Loh, Kris Van Hees)
  [Orabug: 35435195]

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