[libvirt] ANNOUNCE: libvirt maintenance release

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Thu May 5 00:03:35 UTC 2016

libvirt is now available. This is a maintenance release of
libvirt 1.2.18 with additional bugfixes that have accumulated
upstream since the initial release.

This release can be downloaded at:


Changes in this version:

* spec: Use proper indentation
* spec: If installing default network, restart libvirtd
* rpc: Don't leak fd via CreateXMLWithFiles
* libvirt.spec: remove duplicate files from -docs package
* wireshark: Fix header of get_message_len()
* wireshark: Replace WIRESHARK_COMPAT with actual version comparison
* wireshark: s/tvb_length/tvb_captured_length/
* wireshark: s/ep_alloc/wmem_alloc/
* wireshark: s/proto_tree_add_text/proto_tree_add_item/
* spec: Only pull in API docs with -devel package
* build: accomodate selinux 2.5 header API change
* build: add GCC 6.0 -Wlogical-op workaround
* build: cleanup GCC < 4.6 -Wlogical-op workaround
* lxc: don't try to hide parent cgroups inside container
* driver: log missing modules as INFO, not WARN
* rpc: wait longer for session daemon to start up
* util: virfile: Only setuid for virFileRemove if on NFS
* util: virfile: Clarify setuid usage for virFileRemove
* lxc: fuse: Stub out Slab bits in /proc/meminfo
* lxc: fuse: Fill in MemAvailable for /proc/meminfo
* lxc: fuse: Fix /proc/meminfo size calculation
* lxc: fuse: Unindent meminfo logic
* virfile: Fix error path for forked virFileRemove
* security: Do not restore kernel and initrd labels
* rpc: socket: Don't repeatedly attempt to launch daemon
* rpc: socket: Explicitly error if we exceed retry count
* rpc: socket: Minor cleanups
* build: predictably generate systemtap tapsets (bz 1173641)
* leaseshelper: fix crash when no mac is specified
* schema: interleave domain name and uuid with other elements

For info about past maintenance releases, see:



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