Did an end-to-end deployment test on our VMs, the systemctl now can cope with the new kernel and I didn't notice any regressions.
I took a peek and installed the rpms manually. The crash is fixed and tracer seems to work fine overall.
For completeness: Fedora 31 is as well affected from https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1841460 as Fedora 32. tracer crashes with:
Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/tracer", line 34, in <module> tracer.main.run() File "/usr/lib/python3.7/site-packages/tracer/main.py", line 45, in run return router.dispatch() File "/usr/lib/python3.7/site-packages/tracer/resources/router.py", line 52, in dispatch controller = DefaultController(self.args, self.packages) File "/usr/lib/python3.7/site-packages/tracer/controllers/default.py", line 62, in __init__ self.applications = self.tracer.trace_affected(self._user(args.user)) File "/usr/lib/python3.7/site-packages/tracer/resources/tracer.py", line 126, in trace_affected if not self._applications.find('kernel').ignore and self._has_updated_kernel(): File "/usr/lib/python3.7/site-packages/tracer/resources/tracer.py", line 134, in _has_updated_kernel running = System.running_kernel_package() File "/usr/lib/python3.7/site-packages/tracer/resources/system.py", line 119, in running_kernel_package return System.package_manager().find_package(System.kernel_package_name(), os.uname()) File "/usr/lib/python3.7/site-packages/tracer/resources/PackageManager.py", line 67, in find_package return self.package_managers.find_package(pkg_name, search) File "/usr/lib/python3.7/site-packages/tracer/packageManagers/rpm.py", line 119, in find_package self._load_package_info_from_hdr(package, hdr) File "/usr/lib/python3.7/site-packages/tracer/packageManagers/rpm.py", line 201, in _load_package_info_from_hdr package.description = hdr[rpm.RPMTAG_SUMMARY].decode() AttributeError: 'str' object has no attribute 'decode'
But I see that a new update is on the way.
I like that the kernel is now built with the new compiler 8.3.1 which fixes https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1684833 and solves our Nvidia driver problems. Thank you!
Did a minimal system installation from https://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/test/29_Beta/Server/x86_64/iso/Fedora-Server-netinst-x86_64-29_Beta-1.5.iso into a VirtualBox VM and ended up with a system without network, similar to sgallagh's situation.
Following the remedy at the end of https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1623781
helped to recover the system.