[Libguestfs] [ANNOUNCE] Version 1.0.57 released

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Fri Jul 10 13:42:09 UTC 2009

I just pushed a new release of libguestfs 1.0.57.

Home page: http://libguestfs.org/
Downloads: http://libguestfs.org/download/
Git repo:  http://git.et.redhat.com/?p=libguestfs.git;a=summary

New features:

 - virt-df, like 'df' for virtual machines:

# virt-df -h
Filesystem                                Size       Used  Available  Use%
Ubuntu904x64:/dev/sda1                    9.4G       2.1G       6.8G 27.7%
Debian5x64:/dev/debian5x64/home           3.4G     761.9M       2.5G 27.0%
Debian5x64:/dev/debian5x64/root         321.5M     111.1M     193.8M 39.7%
Debian5x64:/dev/debian5x64/tmp          302.1M      10.0M     276.5M  8.5%
Debian5x64:/dev/debian5x64/usr            3.4G       1.1G       2.1G 38.3%
Debian5x64:/dev/debian5x64/var            1.7G     612.6M    1001.9M 41.1%
Debian5x64:/dev/sda1                    227.9M      18.6M     197.1M 13.5%
F10x32:/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00           8.8G       3.1G       5.2G 40.3%
F10x32:/dev/sda1                        189.9M      20.2M     159.9M 15.8%
CentOS5x32:/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00       8.6G       3.9G       4.2G 50.6%
CentOS5x32:/dev/sda1                     98.7M      23.5M      70.1M 29.0%
Win2003x32:/dev/sda1                     20.0G       2.1G      17.9G 10.4%

 - New Perl library called Sys::Guestfs::Lib which contains useful
   additional functions that we use to implement virt-df, virt-inspector
   and (soon) virt-v2v.

Some important fixes:


 - This fixes a segfault when you reopened a handle inside the same


 - This fixes the return value from the Perl functions stat and statvfs.

Please ignore the 'virt-v2v' program for now.  This is


Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat  http://et.redhat.com/~rjones
virt-df lists disk usage of guests without needing to install any
software inside the virtual machine.  Supports Linux and Windows.

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