[Libvirt-announce] ANNOUNCE: libvirt maintenance release

Cole Robinson cole.j.robinson at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 22:37:40 UTC 2012

libvirt maintenance release is now available. This is
libvirt 0.9.11 with additional bugfixes that have accumulated
upstream since the initial release.

This release can be downloaded at:


Changes in this version:

* Prep for release
* tests: avoid seclabeltest crash
* client rpc: Fix error checking after poll()
* client rpc: Send keepalive requests from IO event loop
* server rpc: Remove APIs for manipulating filters on locked client
* rpc: Remove unused parameter in virKeepAliveStopInternal
* rpc: Do not use timer for sending keepalive responses
* client rpc: Separate call creation from running IO loop
* rpc: Add APIs for direct triggering of keepalive timer
* rpc: Refactor keepalive timer code
* client rpc: Drop unused return value of virNetClientSendNonBlock
* client rpc: Just queue non-blocking call if another thread has the
* client rpc: Don't drop non-blocking calls
* client rpc: Use event loop for writing
* client rpc: Improve debug messages in virNetClientIO
* keepalive: Add ability to disable keepalive messages
* conf: Remove console stream callback only when freeing console helper
* Fix typo s/AM_CLFAGS/AM_CFLAGS/ in sanlock link (cherry picked from
  commit 7de158cf68cae7ab55d3cae1a01744b374810840)
* virsh: console: Avoid using stream after being freed.
* qemu: syntax fix
* qemu: fix use after free
* conf: Remove callback from stream when freeing entries in console hash
* security: Skip labeling resources when seclabel defaults to none
* fixed SegFault in virauth
* adding handling EINTR to poll to make it more robust
* doc: Fix time keeping example for the guest clock
* Fix test failure when no IPv6 is avail
* Ensure failure to talk to Xen hypervisor is fatal when privileged
* Don't autostart domains when reloading config
* build: fix compilation without struct ifreq
* remote: Fix locking in stream APIs
* qemu: Do not fail virConnectCompareCPU if host CPU is not known
* Clarify direct migration
* Fix daemon auto-spawning
* openvz: Handle domain obj hash map errors
* Fix /domain/features setting in qemuParseCommandLine
* systemd: start libvirtd after network
* Fix a string format bug in qemu_cgroup.c
* virsh: Clarify documentation for virsh dompmsuspend command
* storage_backend_fs: Don't free a part of a structure on error
* Fix one test regression on auth Ceph support
* qemu: Always set auth_supported for Ceph disks.
* qemu: add rbd to whitelist of migration-safe formats
* maint: use full author name for previous commit
* fix key error for qemuMonitorGetBlockStatsInfo
* virsh: Cleanup virsh -V output
* nwfilter: Fix memory leak
* Fix vm's outbound traffic control problem
* network_conf: Don't free uninitialized pointers while parsing DNS SRV
* storage: Error out if the target is already mounted for netfs pool
* configure: show correct default argument in help
* events: Don't fail on registering events for two different domains
* doc: fix typo in virDomainDestroy API doc (cherry picked from commit
* Add /tools/libvirt-guests.service to .gitignore
* Don't install systemd service files executable
* S390: Fixed Parser for /proc/cpuinfo needs to be adapted for your
* S390: Override QEMU_CAPS_NO_ACPI for s390x
* qemu: Improve error if setmem fails for lacking of balloon support
* virsh: Improve error when trying to change vm's cpu count 0
* Initialize random generator in lxc controller
* openvz: check pointer size instead of int
* Fix default USB controller for ppc64
* virsh: fix few typos on desc command
* domain_conf: fix possible memory leak
* virsh: make domiftune interface help string consistent
* openvz: Fix wordsize on 64 bit architectures
* LXC: fix memory leak in lxcContainerMountFSBlockHelper
* qemu_agent: Wait for events instead of agent response
* build: hoist qemu dependence on yajl to configure
* autogen: Always abide --system
* Check for errors when parsing bridge interface XML
* schema: Update domain XML schema
* qemu: fix potential dead lock
* virsh: Null terminated the string memcpy from buffer explicitly
* docs: small typo in formatdomain.html (cherry picked from commit
* Remove bogus xen-devel dep from libvirt-devel RPM
* Revert "qemu: fix build when !HAVE_NUMACTL"
* daemon: Fix crash in virTypedParameterArrayClear
* libvirt-guests: systemd host shutdown does not work
* build: update to latest gnulib, for secure tarball
* Update to latest GNULIB to fix compat with Mingw64 toolchain
* build: update to latest gnulib

For info about past maintenance releases, see:



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