[libvirt] Release of libvirt-0.9.6

Jason Helfman jhelfman at e-e.com
Thu Sep 22 16:33:03 UTC 2011

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 03:05:54PM +0800, Daniel Veillard thus spake:
>  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:
>   ftp://libvirt.org/libvirt/
>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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Thanks Everyone!

I've placed this update into FreeBSD.
Here is the build log of it in the clean environment.



Jason Helfman
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