[PATCH for 6.6.0] NEWS: Document changes for upcoming release

Michal Privoznik mprivozn at redhat.com
Fri Jul 31 14:53:12 UTC 2020

In contrast with other releases, this time NEWS is pretty much
updated. I've identified only a couple of features/bug fixes
worth mentioning that were not mentioned yet.

Signed-off-by: Michal Privoznik <mprivozn at redhat.com>
 NEWS.rst | 32 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 32 insertions(+)

diff --git a/NEWS.rst b/NEWS.rst
index 1314f3e698..d97ca501dc 100644
--- a/NEWS.rst
+++ b/NEWS.rst
@@ -24,6 +24,12 @@ v6.6.0 (unreleased)
     MAC addresses that would generate a new one if they were in its OUI
+  * conf: add control over COW for storage pool directories
+    The storage pool code now attempts to disable COW by default on btrfs, but
+    management applications may wish to override this behaviour. This is now
+    possible via new ``cow`` element.
 * **Improvements**
   * esx: Change the NIC limit for recent virtualHW versions
@@ -41,6 +47,14 @@ v6.6.0 (unreleased)
     The event can now be used also for block copy destinations by using the
     index of the ``<mirror>`` image.
+  * qemu: consider available CPUs in ``vcpupin/emulatorpin`` output
+    This patch changes the default bitmap of ``vcpupin`` and ``emulatorpin``,
+    in the case of domains with static vcpu placement, all available CPUs
+    instead of all possible CPUs are returned making these APIs consistent with
+    the behavior of ``vcpuinfo``.
 * **Bug fixes**
   * virdevmapper: Don't use libdevmapper to obtain dependencies
@@ -61,6 +75,24 @@ v6.6.0 (unreleased)
     Starting from libvirt-6.5 an active layer block commit or a block copy could
     fail if the same destination was used more than once.
+  * qemu: Don't change ownership of restore file
+    When restoring a domain from a file, Libvirt no longer changes its ownership.
+  * qemu: Set SPAPR TPM default to 2.0 and prevent 1.2 choice
+    The firmware (SLOF) on QEMU for ppc64 does not support TPM 1.2, so prevent
+    the choice of TPM 1.2 when the SPAPR device model is chosen and use a
+    default of '2.0' (TPM 2) for the backend.
+  * qemu: Do not set ``//cpu/@migratable`` for running domains
+    Libvirt release of 6.4.0 started to fill the default value for
+    ``//cpu/@migratable`` attribute according to QEMU support. However, active
+    domains either have the migratable attribute already set or they were
+    started with older Libvirt which doesn't support the attribute.
 v6.5.0 (2020-07-03)

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