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4.296. sigar

Updated sigar and mingw32-sigar packages that fix several bugs and add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The System Information Gatherer and Reporter (SIGAR) is a library and command line tool for accessing operating system and hardware level information across multiple platforms and programming languages.
The mingw32-sigar package provides the MinGW (Minimalist GNU for Windows) sigar library.
The sigar package has been upgraded to upstream version 1.6.5, which updates sigar to use Windows device names instead of ethX names. This update also adds a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version. (BZ#688184)

Bug Fix

Previously, sigar could print incorrect system information on the IBM System z architecture due to a specific format for the /proc/cpuinfo file. This update ensures that the /proc/cpuinfo file is correctly parsed on all non-x86 architectures. As a result, the correct system information is now displayed.


This update adds PowerPC and IBM System z as a dependency for the Matahari framework on the AMD64 and Intel 64 architectures.
All users of sigar and mingw32-sigar are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs and add these enhancements.