[Libvir] Release of libvirt-0.2.1

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Fri Mar 16 20:06:28 UTC 2007

  A lot of work had accumulated in CVS, and it was really time for a new
release, it's available from:

* Various internal cleanups (Richard Jones,Daniel Berrange,Mark McLoughlin)
* Bug fixes:
 - libvirt_qemud daemon path (Daniel Berrange)
 - libvirt config directory (Daniel Berrange and Mark McLoughlin)
 - memory leak in qemud (Mark)
 - various fixes on network support (Mark)
 - avoid Xen domain zombies on device hotplug errors (Daniel Berrange)
 - various fixes on qemud (Mark)
 - argsparsing (Richard Jones)
 - virsh -t argument (Saori Fukuta)
 - avoid virsh crash on TAB key (Daniel Berrange)
 - detect xend operation failures (Kazuki Mizushima)
 - don't listen on null socket (Rich Jones)
 - read-only socket cleanup (Rich Jones)
 - use of vnc port 5900 (Nobuhiro Itou)
 - assorted networking fixes (Daniel Berrange)
 - shutoff and shutdown mismatches (Kazuki Mizushima)
 - unlimited memory handling (Atsushi SAKAI)
 - python binding fixes (Tatsuro Enokura)
* Build and portability fixes:
 - IA64 fixes (Atsushi SAKAI)
 - dependancies and build (Daniel Berrange)
 - fix xend port detection (Daniel Berrange)
 - icompile time warnings (Mark)
 - avoid const related compiler warnings (Daniel Berrange)
 - automated builds (Daniel Berrange)
 - pointer/int mismatch (Richard Jones)
 - configure time selection of drivers
 - libvirt spec hacking (Daniel Berrange)
* Add support for network autostart and init scripts (Mark McLoughlin)
* New API virConnectGetCapabilities() to detect the virtualization
  capabilities of a host (Richard Jones)
* Minor improvements:
 - qemud signal handling (Mark)
 - don't shutdown or reboot domain0 (Kazuki Mizushima)
 - QEmu version autodetection (Daniel Berrange)
 - network UUIDs (Mark)
 - speed up UUID domain lookups (Tatsuro Enokura and Daniel Berrange)
 - support for paused QEmu CPU (Daniel Berrange)
 - keymap VNC attribute support (Takahashi Tomohiro and Daniel Berrange)
 - maximum number of virtual CPU (Masayuki Sunou)
 - virtsh --readonly option (Rich Jones)
 - python bindings for new functions (Daniel Berrange)
* Documentation updates especially on the XML formats

  Thanks to everybody who contributed to this release !


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