[Libvir] Release of libvirt-0.4.2

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Wed Apr 9 07:19:35 UTC 2008

  A lot of things accumulated since last month, especially bug fixes,
so it was time for a new release, available at 

I didn't list Linux Container support in the new features as this isn't
complete yet (but looks like it will be shortly)

* New features:
 - memory operation for QEmu/KVM driver (Cole Robinson)
 - new routed networking schemas (Mads Olesen)

* Documentation:
 - storage documentation fixes (Atsushi Sakai)
 - many typo cleanups (Atsushi Sakai)
 - string fixes (Francesco Tombolini)

* Bug fixes:
 - pointer errors in qemu (Jim Meyering)
 - iSCSI login fix (Chris Lalancette)
 - well formedness error in test driver capabilities (Cole Robinson)
 - fixes cleanup code when daemon exits (Daniel Berrange)
 - CD Rom change on live QEmu/KVM domains (Cole Robinson)
 - setting scheduler parameter is forbidden for read-only (Saori Fukuta)i
 - fixes for TAP devices (Daniel Berrange)
 - assorted storage driver fixes (Daniel Berrange)
 - Makefile fixes (Jim Meyering)
 - Xen-3.2 hypercall fix
 - fix iptables rules to avoid blocking traffic within virtual network (Daniel Berrange)
 - XML output fix for directory pools (Daniel Berrange)
 - remove dandling domain/net/conn pointers from error data
 - do not ask polkit auth when root (Daniel Berrange)
 - handling of fork and pipe errors when starting the daemon (Richard Jones)

* Improvements:
 - better validation of MAC addresses (Jim Meyering and Hiroyuki Kaguchi)
 - virsh vcpupin error report (Shigeki Sakamoto)
 - keep boot tag on HVM domains (Cole Robinson)
 - virsh non-root should not be limited to read only anymore (Daniel Berrange)
 - switch to polkit-auth from polkit-grant (Daniel Berrange)
 - better handling of missing SElinux data (Daniel Berrange and Jim Meyering)
 - cleanup of the connection opening logic (Daniel Berrange)
 - first bits of Linux Containers support (Dave Leskovec)
 - scheduler API support via xend (Saori Fukuta)
 - improvement of the testing framework and first tests (Jim Meyering)
 - missing error messages from virsh parameters validation (Shigeki Sakamoto)
 - improve support of older iscsiadm command (Chris Lalancette)
 - move linux container support in the daemon (Dan Berrange)
 - older awk implementation support (Mike Gerdts)
 - NUMA support in test driver (Cole Robinson)
 - xen and hvm added to test driver capabilities (Cole Robinson)

* Code cleanup:
 - remove unused getopt header (Jim Meyering)
 - mark more strings as translatable (Guido Günther and Jim Meyering)
 - convert error strings to something meaningful and translatable (Jim Meyering)
 - Linux Containers code cleanup
 - last error initializer (Guido Günther)

  Quite a lot of changes in a month, thanks a lot for everybody who contributed
with ideas, reports or patches !


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