[libvirt] Release of libvirt-0.6.2

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Fri Apr 3 16:25:13 UTC 2009

  Trying to keep up with last week posted schedule, the new release was
pushed to the usual place:

  This is mostly a bug fix release, though it also includes a few new
features and some improvements:

* New features:
 - support SASL auth for VNC server (Daniel Berrange)
 - memory ballooning in QEMU (Daniel Berrange)
 - SCSI HBA storage pool support (Dave Allan)
 - PCI passthrough in Xen driver (Daniel Berrange)
* Portability:
 - be more flexible in QEmu binaries paths (Daniel Berrange)
 - Mingw portability fixes (Daniel Berrange)
* Documentation:
 - add security attributes in RNG schemas
 - cleanup of architecture docs
 - missing disk bus values in RNG schemas
* Bug fixes:
 - tap vs vbd type on block detach (Cole Robinson and Takahashi
 - bad free on storage volume error (Daniel Berrange)
 - maplenght computations in remote driver (Daniel Berrange)
 - event dispatching in the daemon (Daniel Berrange)
 - virDomainSetVcpus deadlock (Daniel Berrange)
 - save deadlock in test driver (Cole Robinson)
 - fix timing of security driver init (Cole Robinson)
 - forbid readonly connections from dumping the XML safe info (Cole
 - file descriptor leak on remote access
 - fix labelling of shared/readonly devices (Dan Walsh)
 - virsh missing auth on shell commands (Matthias Bolte)
 - avoid zombie on exec pipe errors (Ryota Ozaki)
 - memory leak in virNodeDeviceGetParent (Daniel Berrange)
 - URI check in migration (Daniel Berrange)
 - various memory bug fixes (Daniel Berrange)
 - python bindings generator fix (Daniel Berrange)
 - NUMA memory fixes (Daniel Berrange)
 - various svirt fixes (Daniel Berrange)
 - fix sparse volume allocation reporting (Cole Robinson)
 - test driver domain restore return value (Cole Robinson)
 - do not lose file format info on volume refresh (Cole Robinson)
* Improvements:
 - get CPU usage info for LXC (Ryota Ozaki)
 - fix domain RNG to add ac97 and tests (Pritesh Kothari)
 - OpenVZ support for non-template filesystem root (Florian Vichot)
 - improve arch capabilities generation (Daniel Berrange)
 - modularization of spec file (Ryota Ozaki)
 - better error reports in SEXPR generation (Daniel Berrange)
 - support for vifname parameter in VIF config (Daniel Berrange)
 - localtime handling for new xen (Daniel Berrange)
 - error reporting/ verification of security labels (Dan Walsh)
 - add --console arg for create and start virsh commands (Daniel
 - refresh volume alloc/capacity when dumping XML (Cole Robinson)
* Cleanups:
 - FILE * leaks removal
 - unused parameters flagging (Maximilian Wilhelm)
 - switch to pre-C99 struct initialization for drivers (Chris
 - symlinks resolving cleanup (Daniel Berrange)

  Thanks to everybody who helped with reports, ideas or patches !


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