1.223. python-ethtool

An updated python-ethtool package that fixes two bugs and adds one enhancement is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The python-ethtool package provides Python bindings for the ethtool kernel interface. The python-ethtool utility allows users to query and change ethernet card settings.
Bug Fixes
BZ#605535
Previously, the manual pages for the command line tools pifconfig and pethtool were missing. This update adds the manual pages for both tools. Now, all tools are correctly documented in the python-ethtool package.
BZ#680269
Previously, the RETURN_STRING did not correctly handle the reference count of the Py_None singleton. Due to this problem, Python could abort with a fatal error if run repeatedly. This update corrects this error. Now, the reference for the Py_None singleton count is correctly handled and Python runs as expected.
Enhancement
BZ#605533
This update adds IPv6 support to python-ethtool.
All users of python-ethtool are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which fixes these bugs and adds this enhancement.