[Libguestfs] ANNOUNCE: libguestfs 1.24 has been released

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Sat Oct 19 10:46:40 UTC 2013

libguestfs is a set of tools for accessing and modifying virtual
machine disk images.  http://libguestfs.org/

The 1.24 release represents 5 months of development and has many new
features including:

 - virt-builder: a new tool for building virtual machine images
   rapidly and securely: http://libguestfs.org/virt-builder.1.html

 - User Mode Linux can be used as an alternative backend (ie. instead
   of KVM)

 - virt-resize & virt-sysprep can now use URIs to work on remote disks

 - many new virt-sysprep operations

 - bindings for the Go programming language

 - support for the systemd journal

 - support for setting the qemu caching mode

 - ARM (32 bit) and PPC64 are not fully supported

Full release notes: http://libguestfs.org/guestfs-release-notes.1.html

Download source:    http://libguestfs.org/download/1.24-stable/
or:                 git clone git://github.com/libguestfs/libguestfs.git

Binaries will be available shortly for Fedora 20 in the Fedora
repository, and for Debian in Debian experimental.


Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.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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