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Version 5.9 is planned to release on Saturday, March 16th 2019.

This page is created to prepare Changelog information for actual release. Contributions are welcome.

Changes

Release 5.9.0

New features

  • Build System: configure.ac: option --with-libxml2 has been added. Thanks to Dimitrios Apostolou, Pavel Rochnyak. #2864
  • Build System: configure.ac: run dpdk build tests only if pkgconfig fails. Thanks to Luca Boccassi, Pavel Rochnyak. #3015
  • Build System: The "df" plugin is now built when getmntent_r() is available. Thanks to Florian Forster. #3095
  • Build System: The ability to turn on collectd "debug" feature in RPMs has been added. Thanks to dehotot. #2755
  • collectd: A new UNKNOWN state as the initial state of metrics has been added. Thanks to Luis Fernández Álvarez, Florian Forster. #2976
  • collectd: Base port to Windows. Thanks to Sean Campbell. #2810
  • collectd: Code ownership of five plugins has been handed out to folks from Intel. Thanks to Florian Forster. #3053
  • collectd: config parser: Improved error reporting on global options. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #2813
  • collectd: daemon: make plugin_dispatch_multivalue() obey write queue limits. Thanks to Adam Romanek. #2898
  • collectd: Macros STRERROR and STRERRNO have been added. Thanks to Florian Forster. #2519
  • collectd: Plugin name field has been added to plugin context to improve error reporting. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #2821
  • collectd-tg: Use CLOCK_REALTIME for collectd-tg times. Thanks to Andrew Bays. #2837
  • tree-wide: Don't initialize static pointers to NULL, use bool from stdbool.h (instead of _Bool). Thanks to Ruben Kerkhof. #2771, #2772
  • tree-wide: Replace zu with PRIsz and llu with PRIu64. Thanks to Sean Campbell. #2512
  • tree-wide: Use interval value from plugin context, do not set vl->interval in plugins more. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #2847
  • tree-wide: Utilities and libraries have been moved to src/utils/. Thanks to Florian Forster. #2961
  • AMPQ1 plugin: A new plugin to write to amqp1 protocol. Thanks to Andy Smith. #2618
  • Chrony plugin: Ignoring late responses has been added. Thanks to Miroslav Lichvar, Pavel Rochnyak. #2896
  • CPUFreq plugin: Read number of p-state transitions and time spent in each p-state. Thanks to Sexton Rory. #2803
  • cURL, cURL-XML plugins: Option Interval has been added. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #2847
  • Disk plugin: Report number of in progress disk IO requests on FreeBSD. Thanks to Nathan Huff. #2878
  • Exec plugin: Dynamic allocation of grname buffer has been added. Thanks to sreedi, Florian Forster. #2937
  • GPU NVML plugin: New plugin to collect NVIDIA GPU stats. Thanks to Evgeny Naumov. #2923
  • gRPC plugin: The VerifyPeer option for servers has been added. Thanks to Florian Forster. #2593
  • Intel RDT plugin: Support for groups of PIDs has been added. Thanks to Wojciech Andralojc, Mateusz Starzyk, Michal Aleksinski. #2891
  • IPMI plugin: Config options SELSensor and SELIgnoreSelected have been added. Thanks to Mariusz Szafranski. #2796
  • Modbus plugin: Support for 64 bit vals has been added, support for CDAB endian 32-bit modbus polls has been added. Thanks to Anthony Vickers, PJ Bostley. #2670, #2660
  • Modbus plugin: The Scale and Shift metrics have been added. Thanks to cekstam. #2729
  • Netlink plugin: Handle new counter from Linux kernel version 4.6+. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #2767
  • Network plugin: Option BindAddress has been added. Thanks to Ofir Hermesh. #2831
  • Ping plugin: An AddressFamily configuration option has been added. Thanks to 依云 lilydjwg. #2961
  • OVS Stats plugin: Extended metrics ovs-dpdk have been added. Thanks to Matteo Croce, Ryan McCabe. #3000
  • OVS Stats plugin: Support of bond interface and a InterfaceStats config option have been added. Thanks to Andrew Bays. #2880
  • PCIe Errors plugin: New plugin to read PCIe errors. Thanks to Kamil Wiatrowski. #2733
  • Processes plugin: Support for Linux Delay Accounting has been added. Thanks to Florian Forster. #2598
  • Redis plugin: Keyspace hitratio metric has been added, metric operations_per_second has been removed, an option for connecting via UNIX socket has been added. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #2838, #2845, #2904
  • RouterOS plugin: Support for temperature and voltage data has been added, use MAC-address when Radio-name is missing. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #2851, #2854
  • RRDCacheD plugin: Time resolution has been improved to microseconds. Thanks to Brian T. O'Neill. #3065
  • Sensors plugin: Checks for upper limit of SENSORS_API_VERSION have been removed, support for libsensors older than 3.0.0 has been dropped. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #3013, #3014
  • SNMP plugin: New options PluginInstance, TypeInstance, TypeInstanceOID, PluginInstanceOID, FilterOID, FilterValues and FilterIgnoreSelected have been added. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #2817, #2819
  • SNMP Agent plugin: Multiple key indexes to snmp table and other new features have been added, refactoring, coverity scan issues have been fixed. Thanks to Marcin Mozejko. #2702, #2844
  • Swap plugin: Support for Linux 2.4 has been dropped. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #2979
  • Turbostat plugin: Configuration option RestoreAffinityPolicy has been added. Thanks to Pablo Llopis. #2627
  • Turbostat plugin: New metrics P-states, Turboboost, Platform TDP, Uncore bus ratio have been added. Thanks to Sexton Rory. #2806
  • Turbostat plugin: Support of reporting GPU power on SKL has been added. Thanks to Gordon Kelly. #2605
  • virt plugin: Allow read Hostname from libvirt metadata. Thanks to Mehdi ABAAKOUK. #2807
  • virt plugin: Block info statistics for disk devices have been added. Thanks to Radoslaw Jablonski. #2874
  • Wireless plugin: A bitrate metric has been added. Thanks to Florian Forster. #2950
  • Write Graphite, Write Kafka plugins: Support for Graphite 1.1+ tag has been added. Thanks to Dan Cech. #2631
  • Write Prometheus plugin: Option Host has been added. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #2969
  • Write Stackdriver plugin: New plugin to write to Google Stackdriver Monitoring. Thanks to Florian Forster. #2472
  • Write Syslog plugin: "write_syslog" plugin writes values lists as syslog messages. Thanks to Shirly Radco. #3019

Bugfixes / cleanups / refactorings

  • Build System: A warning that pkgdatadir and pkglibdir were previously defined has been fixed, additional plugins have been enabled, GNULIB_DIR has been added to LDFLAGS in configure.ac on Windows. Thanks to Sean Campbell. #2907, #2885, #2882
  • Build System: Including utils/mount/mount.h has been fixed. Thanks to Florian Forster. #3097
  • Build System: The amount of output from ./configure has been reduced, rendering of collectd-lua(5) manpage has been fixed, don't hide errors when creating manpage. Thanks to Ruben Kerkhof. #3086, #3088, #3092
  • collectd: A bug in c_avl_iterator_prev has been fixed. Thanks to volth. #2917
  • collectd: A stringop compiler warning has been fixed. Thanks to Ruben Kerkhof, Juan Osorio Robles. #3021
  • collectd: An invalid memory access in the strjoin() function has been fixed. Thanks to Florian Forster. #3063
  • collectd: collectd binary has been refactored. Thanks to Sean Campbell, Sebastian Harl. #2745
  • collectd: collectdmon cannot exit command line options parse loop has been fixed. Thanks to takahashi-tsc. #2774
  • collectd: Endianness checks for AIX have been added, gcc issue on Mac byteorder has been fixed, fallback for endianness conversion has been added. Thanks to Dagobert Michelsen. #2761, #2741, #2717
  • collectd: Handle failure of simple config callbacks. Thanks to Ruben Kerkhof. #3085
  • collectd: Include kstat.h if available to provide kstat_ctl_t, include kstat.h when available. Thanks to Dagobert Michelsen. #2716, #2711
  • collectd: Parsing option for avoiding making BaseDir has been fixed. Thanks to Mariusz Białończyk. #2856
  • collectd: Remove empty cmd_listval_t data structure and related no-op code. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #2779
  • collectd: src/daemon/plugin.c: Refactor plugin_load_file(), src/utils_format_json.c: Remove chatty debug messages. Thanks to Florian Forster. #2558, #2938
  • collectd: Stop poisoning function in debug mode. Thanks to Ruben Kerkhof. #2804
  • collectd: The number of allocations when parsing types.db has been reduced. Thanks to Ruben Kerkhof. #3091
  • collectd: The organization of the source repository has been improved. Thanks to Florian Forster. #2961
  • collectd: Typos have been fixed. Thanks to Florian Forster, Jakub Jankowski, William Pursell. #2944, #2692, #2643
  • tree-wide: cleanup: cf_util_get* instead of local copy in plugins, prefixed error reporting. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #2833
  • tree-wide: Some style issues have been fixed. Thanks to Ruben Kerkhof. #3022
  • tree-wide: sstrerror() has been replaced with STRERRNO. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #2735
  • AMQP1 plugin: Potential memory leaks found via scan-build have been fixed, a typo in error log message has been fixed, cleanups. Thanks to Andy Smith, Andrew Bays, Ruben Kerkhof. #2802, #2876, #2797
  • Barometer plugin: Support to libi2c-4.0 has been added. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #2783
  • DBI, Oracle, PostgreSQL plugins: Fixes and improvements. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #1705
  • Disk plugin: HAVE_UDEV_H has been changed to HAVE_LIBUDEV_H. Thanks to Dylan Stephano-Shachter. #2668
  • Disk plugin: In linux, reset the disk when it disappears from /proc/diskstats. Thanks to Nikita Kozlov, Pavel Rochnyak. #2551
  • DPDK Events, DPDK Stats plugins: Buffer size for parsing lcores has been increased, a deprecation warning has been fixed, runtime config file path has been fixed. Thanks to Kevin Laatz. #2722, #2840, #2924
  • DPDK Stats plugin: A compilation issue has been fixed. Thanks to Volodymyr Mytnyk. #2524
  • GPS plugin: Build with gpsd version 3.18 has been fixed. Thanks to Baruch Siach. #2947
  • Intel RDT plugin: Compiler warnings have been fixed. Thanks to Ruben Kerkhof. #3104
  • Log Logstash plugin: Non-portable struct initialization with {} has been fixed. Thanks to Florian Forster. #2988
  • LUA plugin: A memory leak has been fixed. Thanks to Ruben Kerkhof. #3090
  • MySQL plugin: Properly cleanup dropped MySQL connections. Thanks to Dhrupad Bhardwaj. #2704
  • Netlink plugin: Truncation warnings have been fixed. Thanks to Ruben Kerkhof. #2777
  • NFS plugin: Message Unexpected number of fields for NFSv4 server statistics: 62 has been fixed. Thanks to Yedidyah Bar David. #2076
  • NFS plugin: Number of fields for NFSv4 has been fixed. Thanks to Jan-Philipp Litza. #2915
  • Notify Email plugin: All notification parameters have been included into email. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #2834
  • NTPd plugin: Don't treat normal peers as refclocks, skip 0.0.0.0 hosts in ntpd plugin. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak, Ivan Kurnosov. #2822, #2376
  • OAuth plugin: src/utils_oauth.c: Renew OAuth tokens 30 seconds before they expire. Thanks to Florian Forster. #2970
  • OVS Stats plugin: A macro to populate counters list has been added, value of OpenFlow has been corrected. Thanks to Matteo Croce. #2966, #2963
  • OVS Stats plugin: Code style, cleanup and improvements. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #3011, #3012
  • OVS Stats, OVS Events plugins: utils_ovs: Avoid potential access of freed memory, fixes. Thanks to Ciara Loftus, Mark Kavanagh. #2801, #2731
  • Processes plugin: Compilation has been fixed when ps_delay() is not used. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #2610
  • Python plugin: A compilation warning with Python 3.7 has been fixed. Thanks to Manoj Srivastava. #3042
  • Redis plugin: Bugfixes, extended error reporting, persistent connections and parallel polling, ability to select db for queries has been fixed. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak, skob. #2826, #2789
  • Router OS plugin: Unset radio-name showing up as "(null)" has been fixed. Thanks to melak. #2740
  • RRDCacheD plugin: Cleanup rrdcached plugin a bit. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #3080
  • RRDTool plugin: Error reporting has been extended. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #2825
  • Sensors plugin: Support for humidity sensors has been added. Thanks to Sarah Fischmann. #2913
  • Sensu, OVS Stat, Turbostat, virt, OAuth, Write Prometheus, Intel RDT plugins: Compiler warnings have been fixed. Thanks to Ruben Kerkhof. #3093, #3098, #3099, #3100, #3102, #3103, #3104
  • virt plugin: Code do {} while(0) around macro has been removed. Thanks to Florian Forster. #2579
  • virt plugin: Compiler warnings, a segfault in libvirt, typo in error messages have been fixed. Thanks to Antoine Naud, Ruben Kerkhof, sarah niuxu18. #2808, #2919, #2957
  • virt plugin: Optional virDomainGetCPUStats() has been removed from main flow, cleanup. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #2972, #2978
  • virt plugin: Tracking of VM state changes has been fixed. Thanks to Radoslaw Jablonski. #2701
  • Write MongoDB plugin: Plugin dependencies have been fixed. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak. #3010
  • Write Prometheus plugin: A compilation issue on Mac OS X has been fixed. Thanks to Florian Forster. #3059
  • Write Redis plugin: Bug "max_set_duration deletes unexpected data" has been fixed. Thanks to takahashi-tsc. #2773
  • Write Stackdriver plugin: Potential NULL dereference and error reporting have been fixed. Thanks to Florian Forster. #2960

Documentation

  • collectd.conf(5): a typo has been fixed, the tail plugin's documentation has been improved. Thanks to Ruben Kerkhof, Florian Forster. #3087, #2994
  • collectd.conf.pod: virt: Instances option has been documented, a clarifying example has been added. Thanks to Pavel Rochnyak, Fabien Wernli. #2990, #2903
  • collectd-python: Import configuration option has been documented. Thanks to Tyler Harper. #2985
  • collectd-snmp.pod: Document thread usage correctly. Thanks to Nathan Ward. #3078
  • CONTRIBUTING.md: Improve wording around ChangeLog; fix example, document the new change log requirement / behavior. Thanks to Florian Forster. #3061, #3054
  • docs/review_comments.md: document with frequent review comments has been started. Thanks to Florian Forster. #2964
  • README: Include compiler defenses suggestion, do not point users to non-existing file. Thanks to Kevin Laatz, Ruben Kerkhof. #2721, #2045