[libvirt] Release of libvirt-1.2.21

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Wed Nov 4 03:50:34 UTC 2015

  So as planned I tagged libvirt-1.2.21 in git, we are out of freeze !
The signed tarballs and rpms for 1.2.21 are in the usual places for libvirt


and for python bindings


This is a moderately sized release with around 150 commits, a lot of
refactoring and cleanups on the migration code, the python bindings and
updates to the vz driver:

- event impl. registration before hypervisor connection (Dominik Perpeet)
- libvirt-secret: Fix typo (Wei Jiangang)
- NEWS: Fix XSLT stylesheet (Andrea Bolognani)
- NEWS: Split releases by year (Andrea Bolognani)
- NEWS: Unify date format (Andrea Bolognani)
- NEWS: Unify section titles (Andrea Bolognani)
- NEWS: Add empty lines (Andrea Bolognani)
- NEWS: Fix indentation (Andrea Bolognani)
- NEWS: Fix newlines (Andrea Bolognani)
- NEWS: Fix whitespace (Andrea Bolognani)
- NEWS: Organize old entries (Andrea Bolognani)
- NEWS: Split old entries (2009) (Andrea Bolognani)
- NEWS: Split old entries (2008) (Andrea Bolognani)
- NEWS: Split old entries (2006-2007) (Andrea Bolognani)
- NEWS: Properly escape > in HTML (Andrea Bolognani)
- NEWS: Split off merged sections (Andrea Bolognani)
- NEWS: Remove empty sections (Andrea Bolognani)
- NEWS: Include description for release 0.7.3 (Andrea Bolognani)
- domain: Show canonical pvspinlock XML (Cole Robinson)
- Add Cuckoo Sandbox into apps.html (Martin Kletzander)

- Fix virNetDevWaitDadFinish stub (Roman Bogorodskiy)
- util: implement virProcessGetStartTime on GNU/kFreeBSD (Pino Toscano)
- build: include xdr cflags for libvirt-admin (Eric Blake)
- virt-host-validate: disable mntent code on Win32 (Daniel P. Berrange)
- src: Remove $(builddir) usage (Andrea Bolognani)

Bug Fixes:
- wireshark: Install to generic plugin directory (Michal Privoznik)
- network: wait for DAD to finish for bridge IPv6 addresses (Maxim Perevedentsev)
- qemu: Use live autoNodeset when numatune placement is auto (Luyao Huang)
- virsh-domain: use correct base for virStrToLong_ui (Pavel Hrdina)
- libvirt-domain: fix the error reporting when use the localhost as target uri (Luyao Huang)
- qemu: fix migration flags undefinesource cannot work (Luyao Huang)
- virsh: Display an error when passing count <= 0 to setvcpus (Luyao Huang)
- virtlockd: Don't SIGSEGV on SIGUSR1 (Michal Privoznik)
- Close the source fd if the destination qemu exits during tunnelled migration (Shivaprasad G Bhat)
- qemu: Fix qemu startup check for QEMU_CAPS_OBJECT_IOTHREAD (John Ferlan)
- virsh: Use 'format' argument only when specified (Peter Krempa)
- storage: Track successful creation of LV for removal (John Ferlan)
- storage: Fix a resource leak in storageVolCreateXML (John Ferlan)
- storage: Fix incorrect format for <disk> <auth> XML (John Ferlan)
- migration: check dconnuri in p2p mode (Nikolay Shirokovskiy)
- qemu: Resolve Coverity FORWARD_NULL (John Ferlan)
- libxl: Resolve Coverity FORWARD_NULL (John Ferlan)
- tests: eventtest: Fix coverity warning (Cole Robinson)
- qemu: migration: Skip few checks while doing offline migration (Peter Krempa)
- qemu: Wait until destination QEMU consumes all migration data (Jiri Denemark)
- conf: Remove <metadata> elements with no namespace (Peter Krempa)
- storage: Adjust calculation of alloc/capacity for disk (John Ferlan)
- storage: Prior to creating a volume, refresh the pool (John Ferlan)
- virfile: Fix error path for forked virFileRemove (John Ferlan)
- rpc: libssh2: Fix regression in ssh host key verification (Peter Krempa)
- interface: fail on OOM from virGetInterface() (Laine Stump)
- libvirt.spec: fix accidental conditional inclusion of polkit docs (Daniel P. Berrange)
- qemu: Use memory-backing-file only when needed (Martin Kletzander)

- util: set max wait for IPv6 DAD to 20 seconds (Laine Stump)
- util: set error if DAD is not finished (Luyao Huang)
- netlink: add support for multi-part netlink messages. (Maxim Perevedentsev)
- rbd: Remove snapshots if the DELETE_WITH_SNAPSHOTS flag has been provided (Wido den Hollander)
- bhyve: implement domainGetOSType (Roman Bogorodskiy)
- libvirt-domain: fix no error report when p2p migrate fail (Luyao Huang)
- conf: Add serial target type to ABI stability check (Luyao Huang)
- lock_daemon: Switch to wrapper locking functions (Michal Privoznik)
- qemu: hostdev: Introduce qemuHostdevUpdateActiveDomainDevices() (Andrea Bolognani)
- qemu: hostdev: Unify naming for qemuHostdevUpdateActive*Devices() (Andrea Bolognani)
- qemu: hostdev: Unify naming for qemuHostdevReAttach*Devices() (Andrea Bolognani)
- qemu: hostdev: Unify naming for qemuHostdevPrepare*Devices() (Andrea Bolognani)
- hostdev: Rename virHostdevUpdateDomainActiveDevices() (Andrea Bolognani)
- conf: Fix error message to use correct parameter (John Ferlan)
- util: Produce friendlier error message to user (Luyao Huang)
- util: Adjust error paths for virNumaSetPagePoolSize (Luyao Huang)
- util: split the virNumaGetHugePageInfoPath into separate function (Luyao Huang)
- Avoid using !STREQ and !STRNEQ (Ishmanpreet Kaur Khera)
- vz: implement some domain API calls (Maxim Nestratov)
- vz: implement API calls of nodeGetxxx family (Maxim Nestratov)
- vz: implement connectGetMaxVcpus API calls (Maxim Nestratov)
- security_dac: Introduce remember/recall APIs (Michal Privoznik)
- security_dac: Limit usage of virSecurityDACSetOwnershipInternal (Michal Privoznik)
- virSecurityDACRestoreSecurityFileLabel: Pass virSecurityDACDataPtr (Michal Privoznik)
- virSecurityDACSetOwnership: Pass virSecurityDACDataPtr (Michal Privoznik)
- virSecurityDACSetOwnershipInternal: Don't chown so often (Michal Privoznik)
- security_dac: Fix TODO marks (Michal Privoznik)
- conf: Optimize the iothreadid initialization (John Ferlan)
- qemu: Check for niothreads == 0 in qemuSetupCgroupForIOThreads (John Ferlan)
- qemu: Use 'niothreadids' instead of 'iothreads' (John Ferlan)
- Fix conficts with HACKING doc (Wei Jiangang)
- conf: Refactor the iothreadid initialization (John Ferlan)
- tests: make redirects happen in correct order (Wei Jiangang)
- storage: Rework error paths for virStorageBackendCreateExecCommand (John Ferlan)
- storage: On error rmdir created directory in virDirCreate[NoFork] (John Ferlan)
- storage: On error unlink created file in virFileOpen{As|Forked} (John Ferlan)
- storage: Remove duplicitous refreshVol in Sheepdog buildVol (John Ferlan)
- storage: Remove duplicitous refreshVol in RBD buildVol (John Ferlan)
- virt-host-validate: check for IOMMU support (Daniel P. Berrange)
- libvirt-domain: Drop virDomainMigrateCheckNotLocal attribute (Michal Privoznik)
- virt-host-validate: check for required cgroups (Daniel P. Berrange)
- virt-host-validate: distinguish exists vs accessible for devices (Daniel P. Berrange)
- virt-host-validate.c: check for kernel namespaces (Daniel P. Berrange)
- migration: refactor: introduce parameter checking function (Nikolay Shirokovskiy)
- migration: merge all proto branches into single function (Nikolay Shirokovskiy)
- migration: refactor: refactor parameter compatibility checks (Nikolay Shirokovskiy)
- migration: refactor: extract parameter adaption functions (Nikolay Shirokovskiy)
- migration: refactor: introduce params version of unmanaged (Nikolay Shirokovskiy)
- migration: refactor: merge direct and p2p into unmanaged (Nikolay Shirokovskiy)
- migration: refactor: rename uri parameter to miguri (Nikolay Shirokovskiy)
- migration: remove direct migration dependency on version1 of driver (Michal Privoznik)
- migration: move implementation check to branches in p2p (Nikolay Shirokovskiy)
- migration: refactor: reuse p2p url check (Nikolay Shirokovskiy)
- migration: refactor: get rid of use_params p2p_full (Nikolay Shirokovskiy)
- virJSONValueArraySize: return ssize_t (Michal Privoznik)
- src: Include $(builddir)/util in the header search path (Andrea Bolognani)
- storage: Perform some cleanup of calls (John Ferlan)
- AUTHORS: Add myself to the list of committers (Andrea Bolognani)
- virSecurityManagerNew: Turn array of booleans into flags (Michal Privoznik)
- qemu: Fix indentation issue (Andrea Bolognani)
- qemu: Remove explicit values from virQEMUCapsFlags (Andrea Bolognani)
- qemu: migration: Use migration flags in qemuMigrationIsAllowed (Peter Krempa)
- qemu: migration: Drop @def from qemuMigrationIsAllowed (Peter Krempa)
- qemu: migration: Split source and destination migration checks (Peter Krempa)
- spec: Delete .git after applying patches (Cole Robinson)
- tests: qemu: Add aarch64 virtio pci tests (Cole Robinson)
- qemu: Make updating stats in qemuMigrationCheckJobStatus optional (Jiri Denemark)
- qemu: Introduce flags in qemuMigrationCompleted (Jiri Denemark)
- qemu: Copy completed migration stats only on success (Jiri Denemark)
- qemu: Always update migration times on destination (Jiri Denemark)
- tests: Check GIC-related XMLs in qemuxml2xmltest (Martin Kletzander)
- Do not distribute generated virkeymaps.h (Martin Kletzander)
- apparmor: differentiate between error and unconfined profiles (Cédric Bosdonnat)
- testutils: Drop virtTestResult (Cole Robinson)
- tests: eventtest: Open code virtTestResult (Cole Robinson)
- tests: sheepdog: Drop use of virtTestResult (Cole Robinson)
- testutils: Add coloring to verbose PASS/FAILED output (Cole Robinson)
- storage: Introduce virStorageBackendDiskStartPool (John Ferlan)
- storage: Add additional errors/checks for disk label (John Ferlan)
- storage: Add param to check whether we can write a disk label (John Ferlan)
- storage: Refactor disk label checking (John Ferlan)
- virfile: Add extra check for direct delete in virFileRemove (John Ferlan)
- qemu: Add conditions for qemu-kvm use on ppc64 (Andrea Bolognani)
- rpc: libssh2: Add more debugging info (Peter Krempa)
- conf: Reuse virDomainDefCheckDuplicateDiskWWN to check disk serial too (Peter Krempa)
- qemu: Perform the disk WWN check only on fresh starts (Peter Krempa)
- interface: let netcf pre-filter for active vs. inactive (Laine Stump)
- interface: re-use name and mac address rather than re-retrieving (Laine Stump)
- interface: report correct interface count when not returning list (Laine Stump)
- qemu: Add -mem-path even with numa (Martin Kletzander)
- qemu: Extract -mem-path building into its own function (Martin Kletzander)
- qemu: Move memory size detection to the top of the function (Martin Kletzander)
- qemu: Move simplification variable to begining of the function (Martin Kletzander)
- qemu: Add test cases for gic-version option (Pavel Fedin)
- qemu: Add support for gic-version machine option (Pavel Fedin)
- qemu: Introduce QEMU_CAPS_MACH_VIRT_GIC_VERSION capability (Pavel Fedin)
- Post-release version bump to 1.2.21 (Martin Kletzander)

- tests: Remove unused nodeinfo test data (Andrea Bolognani)
- vz: cleanup (Maxim Nestratov)
- vz: remove storage driver as never used (Maxim Nestratov)
- vz: remove network driver as never used (Maxim Nestratov)

   Thanks everybody for your contributions to this release !


Daniel Veillard      | Open Source and Standards, Red Hat
veillard at redhat.com  | libxml Gnome XML XSLT toolkit  http://xmlsoft.org/
http://veillard.com/ | virtualization library  http://libvirt.org/

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