[Libvirt-announce] [libvirt] Availability of release candidate 2 of libvirt-1.3.0

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Mon Dec 7 09:35:42 UTC 2015

On Mon, Dec 07, 2015 at 11:06:52AM +0800, Daniel Veillard wrote:
>    So as planned I tagged rc2 in git and pushed signed tarball and rpms
> to the usual place:
>   ftp://libvirt.org/libvirt/
>  but in my testing I'm hitting a serious issue. After upgrading to the new
> set of rpms and restarting the service and virt-manager, while virt-manager
> can connect and list the guests it fails to start a guest with the following
> error message:
>   Error starting domain: 
>    Failed to connect socket to '/var/run/libvirt/virtlogd-sock':
>                                  No such file or directory
>  That to me is a release blocker we need to have that in place upgrade working,
> we can't just pull the socket even if we may have another better mechanism.
> So unless there is a good reason for this due to my setup and not the update
> I would delay 1.3.0 and put an rc3 instead on Wednesday.

We register virtlogd with systemd for socket activation so that it should
automatically start when first needed.

Obviously non-systemd distros lack this, but that's like with obsolete
init systems, and I think its fine for people to start it manually.

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