[libvirt] Toward the next 0.7.5 release

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Fri Dec 11 21:58:26 UTC 2009

On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 05:41:12PM +0100, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> The last release was 0.7.4 on Nov 20, so if we try to keep with the
> one month release cycle, we would end up with a release on Friday 25,
> but I really plan on celebrating Chrismas with my familly that day
> instead of spending time in front of a computer (I plan to roast a
> pig and that requires all my attention :-)
> I would prefer to not wait too much, as there were some serious locking
> bugs in 0.7.4, and I would rather not wait until the end of the
> vacations either.
> So I'm tempted to push on Wed 23, with possibly a smaller timeframe
> for the bug fixes only window. We didn't (yet!) introduce major changes
> inside (except maybe for the VirtualBox driver and early bug have been
> reported) and Matthias has been debugging seriously with the TCK so
> things should be in relatively good shape out of git.
> So my plan right nw would be to enter freeze, next Friday the 18th
> and push the release 0f 0.7.5 on the 23rd.
>   So send those patches along and if we forgot to ACK patches please
> raise our attention about them, thanks !

FYI, after discussions with QEMU community I'm going to force the JSON
code to be disabled for all versions of QEMU. Although JSON code exists
for all of the monitor commands in QEMU, it does not look like the 0.12
release will have merged them all. So we will aim to enable the JSON
code for QEMU 0.13 instead.

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