[libvirt] Release of libvirt-0.6.3

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Fri Apr 24 14:38:43 UTC 2009

  As planned it has landed on the server at:

The main points are the VirtualBox driver and a number of bug fixes:

* New features:
 - VirtualBox driver support (Pritesh Kothari)
 - virt-xml-validate new command (Daniel Berrange)
* Portability:
 - patch to build on Centos (Joseph Shraibman)
 - build breakage (Anton Protopopov)
* Documentation:
 - Linux Containers documentation (Serge Hallyn)
 - improvement and updates of architecture pages
 - fix virNodeGetFreeMemory documentation to reflect reality
 - man page cleanups (Daniel Berrange)
 - man page typo (Robert P. J. Day)
 - VirtualBox Documentation (Pritesh Kothari)
* Bug fixes:
 - veth off-by-one error (Dan Smith)
 - vcpupin to inactive Xen crash (Takahashi Tomohiro)
 - virsh ttyconsole return value
 - use format= not fmt= on QEmu commandline (Mark McLoughlin)
 - use UUID for internal domain lookups (Daniel Berrange)
 - remote domain ID related bugs (Daniel Berrange)
 - QEmu pidfile handling bugs (Daniel Berrange)
 - network config handling on old Xen (Daniel Berrange)
* Improvements:
 - add SCSI storage rescan (David Allan)
 - rootless LXC containers support improvements (Serge Hallyn)
 - getHostname support for LXC (Dan Smith)
 - cleanup and logging output of some domain functions (Guido Gunther)
 - drop pool lock when allocating volumes (Cole Robinson)
 - LXC handle kernel without CLONE_NEWUSER support (Serge Hallyn)
 - cpu pinning on defined Xen domains (Takahashi Tomohiro)
 - dynamic bridge names support (Soren Hansen)
 - LXC use of private /dev/pts when available (Daniel Berrange)
 - virNodeDeviceCreateXML and virNodeDeviceDestroy entry points (Dave
* Cleanups:
 - don't hardcode getgrnam_r buffer to 1024 bytes (Guido Gunther)
 - qemudBuildCommandLine API cleanup (Daniel Berrange)

  Thanks to everybody who helped with the release, and welcome to the
peple who joined the project recently !


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