[libvirt] Release of libvirt-0.9.6

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Thu Sep 22 07:05:54 UTC 2011

  That's what is now usually called a brown paper bag release (dixit Linus) [*]
since 0.9.5 had broken shudown with the two last released versions of QEmu
0.9.6 should be available at the usual place:

and obviously only contains a few bug fixes and local improvements.
People should not ship 0.9.5, and use 0.9.6 instead, thanks in advance !

Bug Fixes:
- snapshot: fix logic bug in qemu undefine (Eric Blake)
- sanlock: fix memory leak (Eric Blake)
- virsh: fix regression in argv parsing (Eric Blake)
- storage: Wait udev events are handled before removing lvm vol (Osier Yang)
- qemu: avoid dereferencing a NULL pointer (Alex Jia)
- qemu: Avoid loop of fake reboots (Jiri Denemark)
- qemu: Fix shutdown regression with buggy qemu (Jiri Denemark)
- remote: fix crash on OOM (Eric Blake)

- snapshot: also delete empty directory (Eric Blake)
- snapshot: remove snapshot metadata on transient exit (Eric Blake)
- snapshot: prepare to remove transient snapshot metadata (Eric Blake)
- virsh: More friendly err if no pool is specified for looking up a vol (Osier Yang)
- tests: improve test failure diagnosis (Oskari Saarenmaa)
- API: prefer to use NULLSTR macro (Osier Yang)
- xen: use typical allocations (Eric Blake)
- virsh: Remove useless codes of cmdVolPath (Osier Yang)

- build: silence warning on 32-bit build (Eric Blake)

  Thanks to all who reported and helped fix those issues quickly !!!


[*] and no I won't carry one, they are non-existent where I live
    for context http://lwn.net/1999/0204/kernel.php3
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