[Libvirt-announce] Release of libvirt-1.2.18

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Mon Aug 3 10:31:40 UTC 2015

 It's out ! Tagged in git and with signed tarball and rpms on the server
at the usual place:


I also made a libvirt-python release found at:


This is a rather small size release, the libxl support for dom0 being
the main feature from an user POV, but there is as usual a number of bug
fixes and improvements across the code:

- fix typo in qemu_monitor (Cao jin)
- docs: bhyve: document clock configuration (Roman Bogorodskiy)
- viraccessperm.h: Fix some typos (Michal Privoznik)
- docs: Document how libvirt handles companion controllers (Martin Kletzander)
- daemonRunStateInit: Fix a typo on a comment (Michal Privoznik)

- netdev: fix build on FreeBSD (Roman Bogorodskiy)
- spec: Fix polkit dep on F23 (Cole Robinson)
- nodeinfo: fix build on FreeBSD (Roman Bogorodskiy)
- Escape left brace as new perl suggests (Martin Kletzander)

Bug Fixes:
- qemu: Do not reset labels when migration fails (Jiri Denemark)
- qemu: Reject migration with memory-hotplug if destination doesn't support it (Peter Krempa)
- Load nbd module before running qemu-nbd (Cédric Bosdonnat)
- lxc: Don't accidentaly reset autostart flag in virLXCProcessCleanup (Peter Krempa)
- remote: fix typo in remoteDomainOpenGraphicsFD (Daniel P. Berrange)
- qemu: Check for iotune_max support properly (Martin Kletzander)
- Renamed deconfigured-cpus to allow make dist (Daniel Veillard)
- storage: allow zero capacity with non-backing file to be created (Chris J Arges)
- nodeinfo: Check for SYSFS_INFINIBAND_DIR before open (John Ferlan)
- qemu: fix the error cover issue in SetMemoryParameters (Luyao Huang)
- nodeinfo: Fix nodeGetCPUBitmap()'s fallback code path (Andrea Bolognani)
- tests: Restore links in deconfigured-cpus nodeinfo test (Andrea Bolognani)
- cgroup: Drop resource partition from virSystemdMakeScopeName (Peter Krempa)
- qemu: Reject updating unsupported disk information (Martin Kletzander)
- storage: Fix pool building when directory already exists (Christophe Fergeau)
- rpc: ensure daemon is spawn even if dead socket exists (Daniel P. Berrange)
- rbd: Return error from rbd_create for message processing (John Ferlan)
- qemuMigrationRun: Don't leak @fd (Michal Privoznik)
- Fix qemu-nbd cleanup crashes (Cédric Bosdonnat)
- network: Add another collision check into networkCheckRouteCollision (Martin Kletzander)
- nodeinfo: fix to parse present cpus rather than possible cpus (Kothapally Madhu Pavan)
- libxl: set dom0 state to running (Jim Fehlig)
- rpc: Rework timerActive logic in daemon (Martin Kletzander)
- qemu: Check duplicate WWNs also for hotplugged disks (Peter Krempa)
- Fix cloning of raw, sparse volumes (Prerna Saxena)
- qemu: don't use initialized ret in qemuRemoveSharedDevice (Guido Günther)
- qemu: report error for non-existing disk in blockjobinfo (Luyao Huang)
- conf: Don't allow duplicated target names regardless of bus (John Ferlan)
- storage: Revert volume obj list updating after volume creation (4749d82a) (Erik Skultety)
- qemu: Fix integer/boolean logic in qemuSetUnprivSGIO (John Ferlan)
- qemu: report error when shmem has an invalid address (Luyao Huang)
- qemu: Auto assign pci addresses for shared memory devices (Luyao Huang)
- vz: use PRL_USE_VNET_NAME_FOR_BRIDGE_NAME (Maxim Nestratov)
- Explicitly format the isa-fdc controller for newer q35 machines (Ján Tomko)
- virt-aa-helper: add unix channels for nserials as well (Serge Hallyn)
- storage: Fix regression in storagePoolUpdateAllState (Erik Skultety)
- better patch for the XSS search issue (Daniel Veillard)
- Avoid XSS vulnerability on the search engine (Daniel Veillard)
- vz: fix SDK event dispatching (Nikolay Shirokovskiy)
- util: Avoid Coverity FORWARD_NULL (John Ferlan)
- virsh: report error if vcpu number exceed the guest maxvcpu number (Luyao Huang)
- virt-aa-helper: Fix permissions for vhost-user socket files (Michal Dubiel)

- qemu: Properly check for incoming migration job (Jiri Denemark)
- Fix syntax-check: missing "%s" (Cédric Bosdonnat)
- qemu: Adjust VM id allocation (Erik Skultety)
- admin: Tiny cleanups (Martin Kletzander)
- tests: Finish rename of the long nodeinfo test case (Martin Kletzander)
- conf: add virDomainControllerDefNew() (Laine Stump)
- qemu: reorganize loop in qemuDomainAssignPCIAddresses (Laine Stump)
- conf: pay attention to bus minSlot/maxSlot when autoassigning PCI addresses (Laine Stump)
- tests: add vol-qcow2-zerocapacity test to storagevolxml2argvtest (Chris J Arges)
- Revert "qemu: Use heads parameter for QXL driver" (Martin Kletzander)
- test: introduce a function in test driver to check get vcpupin info (Luyao Huang)
- conf: reorganize virNetworkDHCPDefParseXML (Laine Stump)
- nodeinfo: Check for errors when reading core_id (Andrea Bolognani)
- bhyve: add UTC clock support (Roman Bogorodskiy)
- configure: clarify rationale for checking pkcheck (Daniel P. Berrange)
- nodeinfo: Calculate present and online CPUs only once (Andrea Bolognani)
- nodeinfo: Use a bitmap to keep track of node CPUs (Andrea Bolognani)
- nodeinfo: Use nodeGetOnlineCPUBitmap() when parsing node (Andrea Bolognani)
- nodeinfo: Phase out cpu_set_t usage (Andrea Bolognani)
- nodeinfo: Rename nodeGetCPUBitmap() to nodeGetOnlineCPUBitmap() (Andrea Bolognani)
- nodeinfo: Remove out parameter from nodeGetCPUBitmap() (Andrea Bolognani)
- nodeinfo: Add old kernel compatibility to nodeGetPresentCPUBitmap() (Andrea Bolognani)
- nodeinfo: Rename linuxParseCPUmax() to linuxParseCPUCount() (Andrea Bolognani)
- nodeinfo: Introduce linuxGetCPUOnlinePath() (Andrea Bolognani)
- nodeinfo: Introduce linuxGetCPUGlobalPath() (Andrea Bolognani)
- nodeinfo: Add nodeGetPresentCPUBitmap() to libvirt_private.syms (Andrea Bolognani)
- virsh: Refactor block job waiting in cmdBlockCopy (Peter Krempa)
- virsh: Refactor block job waiting in cmdBlockCommit (Peter Krempa)
- virsh: Refactor block job waiting in cmdBlockPull (Peter Krempa)
- qemu: Update state of block job to READY only if it actually is ready (Peter Krempa)
- virsh: Refactor argument handling in cmdBlockPull (Peter Krempa)
- virsh: Refactor argument handling in cmdBlockCopy (Peter Krempa)
- virsh: Refactor argument checking in cmdBlockCommit (Peter Krempa)
- virsh: Kill blockJobImpl by moving the final impl into cmdBlockCommit (Peter Krempa)
- virsh: Split out block pull implementation from blockJobImpl (Peter Krempa)
- virsh: block job: separate abort from blockJobImpl (Peter Krempa)
- virsh: blockjob: Split out vshBlockJobSetSpeed from blockJobImpl (Peter Krempa)
- virsh: cmdBlockJob: Switch to declarative flag interlocking (Peter Krempa)
- virsh: blockjob: Extract block job info code into a separate function (Peter Krempa)
- nodedev: add RDMA and tx-udp_tnl-segmentation NIC capabilities (Moshe Levi)
- qemu: Use heads parameter for QXL driver (Frediano Ziglio)
- rbd: Use RBD format 2 by default when creating images. (Wido den Hollander)
- virsh: Don't output node frequency if unknown (Martin Kletzander)
- qemu: Test for virtio-9p-ccw support (Boris Fiuczynski)
- qemu: Make virtio-9p-ccw the default for s390-ccw-virtio machines (Boris Fiuczynski)
- qemu: Support for virtio-9p-ccw (Boris Fiuczynski)
- virsh: Teach cmdFreepages to work with lxc driver (Michal Privoznik)
- cmdVcpuPin: Remove dead code (Michal Privoznik)
- lxc: wait for nbd device to be up to get its PIDs (Cédric Bosdonnat)
- nodeinfo: Formatting changes (Andrea Bolognani)
- nodeinfo: Make sysfs_prefix usage more consistent (Andrea Bolognani)
- qemu: process: Improve update of maximum balloon state at startup (Peter Krempa)
- qemuDomainSetNumaParamsLive: Check for NUMA mode more wisely (Michal Privoznik)
- conf: Add getter for network routes (Martin Kletzander)
- tests: Add nodeinfo test for non-present CPUs (Andrea Bolognani)
- nodeinfo: Add sysfs_prefix to nodeGetMemoryStats (John Ferlan)
- nodeinfo: Add sysfs_prefix to nodeCapsInitNUMA (John Ferlan)
- nodeinfo: Add sysfs_prefix to nodeGetInfo (John Ferlan)
- nodeinfo: Add sysfs_prefix to nodeGetCPUMap (John Ferlan)
- nodeinfo: Add sysfs_prefix to nodeGetCPUBitmap (John Ferlan)
- nodeinfo: Add sysfs_prefix to nodeGetPresentCPUBitmap (John Ferlan)
- nodeinfo: Add sysfs_prefix to nodeGetCPUCount (John Ferlan)
- nodeinfo: Introduce local linuxGetCPUPresentPath (John Ferlan)
- virt-driver-vz: Require parallels-7.0.22 at least (Michal Privoznik)
- configure: Move Virtuozzo checks to a specific module (Michal Privoznik)
- qemuProcessHandleMigrationStatus: Update migration status more frequently (Michal Privoznik)
- vz: fix cleanup of nets of bridged type (Dmitry Guryanov)
- qemu: Use error from Finish instead of "unexpectedly failed" (Jiri Denemark)
- qemu: Don't report false error from MigrateFinish (Jiri Denemark)
- qemu: Remember incoming migration errors (Jiri Denemark)
- Introduce virErrorCopyNew (Jiri Denemark)
- Introduce virHashAtomic (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu: Add support for MPX and AVX512 Intel features (Jiri Denemark)
- virt-aa-helper: add DomainGuest to mockup caps (Cédric Bosdonnat)
- virt-aa-helper: rename ctl->hvm to ctl->os (Cédric Bosdonnat)
- Get more libvirt errors from virt-aa-helper (Cédric Bosdonnat)
- virt-aa-helper: fix rules for paths with trailing slash (Cédric Bosdonnat)
- rpc: Add virNetDaemonHasClients (Martin Kletzander)
- Rewrite allocation tracking when cloning volumes (Ján Tomko)
- qemu: Drop LFs at the end of error from QEMU log (Jiri Denemark)
- qemu: Log all arguments of qemuProcessStart (Jiri Denemark)
- qemu: Wait for migration events on domain condition (Jiri Denemark)
- qemu: Update migration state according to MIGRATION event (Jiri Denemark)
- qemuDomainGetJobStatsInternal: Support migration events (Jiri Denemark)
- qemu: Enable migration events on QMP monitor (Jiri Denemark)
- qemu_monitor: Wire up MIGRATION event (Jiri Denemark)
- qemu_hotplug: try harder to eject media (Pavel Hrdina)
- monitor: detect that eject fails because the tray is locked (Pavel Hrdina)
- virDomainObjSignal: drop this function (Pavel Hrdina)
- virCondWaitUntil: add another return value (Pavel Hrdina)
- qemu: Refactor qemuSetUnprivSGIO return values (John Ferlan)
- qemu: Inline qemuGetHostdevPath (John Ferlan)
- qemu: Refactor qemuCheckSharedDisk to create qemuCheckUnprivSGIO (John Ferlan)
- libxl: rework setting the state of virDomainObj (Jim Fehlig)
- libxl: support dom0 (Jim Fehlig)
- qemu: Introduce qemuGetHostdevPath (John Ferlan)
- qemu: Introduce qemuIsSharedHostdev (John Ferlan)
- docs: Clarify unprivileged sgio feature (John Ferlan)
- conf: use virDomainChrSourceDef to save server path (Luyao Huang)
- qemu: Refactor creation of shared memory device commandline (Luyao Huang)
- qemu: Assign IDs for shared memory devices (Luyao Huang)
- Separate isa-fdc options generation (Ján Tomko)
- Add support for portable-rpcgen from portablexdr library (Pavel Fedin)
- Remove explicit enum from protocol structures (Pavel Fedin)
- util: bitmap: Don't alloc overly large binary bitmaps (Peter Krempa)
- vz: Use virBitmapToDataBuf instead of virBitmapToData in vzDomainGetVcpus (Peter Krempa)
- vz: Remove dead code from vzDomainGetVcpus (Peter Krempa)
- qemu: move the guest status check before agent config and status check (Luyao Huang)
- qemu: remove deadcode in qemuDomain{HelperGetVcpus|GetIOThreadsLive} (Luyao Huang)
- vz: assign static IPs and default gateways for network adapter (Mikhail Feoktistov)
- vz: fix building capabilities (Dmitry Guryanov)
- qemu_driver: live/config checks cleanup (Pavel Hrdina)
- Post-release version bump to 1.2.18 (Michal Privoznik)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand Opteron_G4 CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand Opteron_G2 CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand Opteron_G1 CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand Broadwell-noTSX CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand Haswell-noTSX CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand SandyBridge CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand Westmere CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand Nehalem CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand Penryn CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand Conroe CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand kvm64 CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand cpu64-rhel5 CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand kvm32 CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand qemu32 CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand n270 CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand coreduo CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand pentiumpro CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand pentium2 CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand pentium CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Expand 486 CPU model (Jiri Denemark)
- cpu_map.xml: Sort features in x86 CPU models (Jiri Denemark)

   Thanks everybody who helped make that release, with patches,
ideas, bug reports, documentation, etc ...



Daniel Veillard      | Open Source and Standards, Red Hat
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