[Libvirt-announce] ANNOUNCE: libvirt maintenance release

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Thu Dec 24 01:07:41 UTC 2015

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:

* Fix a trailing space in spec file
* virsh: report errors for empty strings
* bridge: check for invalid MAC in networkGetDHCPLeases
* Enhance documentation of virDomainDetachDevice
* apparmor: add missing qemu binaries
* qemu: Use live autoNodeset when numatune placement is auto
* Close the source fd if the destination qemu exits during tunnelled
* storage: Fix incorrect format for <disk> <auth> XML
* virt-host-validate: distinguish exists vs accessible for devices
* spec: Delete .git after applying patches
* apparmor: differentiate between error and unconfined profiles
* storage: Adjust calculation of alloc/capacity for disk
* qemu: Add conditions for qemu-kvm use on ppc64
* rpc: libssh2: Fix regression in ssh host key verification
* rpc: libssh2: Add more debugging info
* Update pool allocation with new values on volume creation
* Use daemon log facility for journald
* virDomainCreateXML: Make domain definition transient
* virDomainCreateXML: Don't remove persistent domains on error
* qemu: Refresh memory size only on fresh starts
* domain: Fix migratable XML with graphics/@listen
* tpm: adapt sysfs cancel path for new TPM driver
* libvirt-guests: Disable shutdown timeout
* systemd: Escape only needed characters for machined
* systemd: Escape machine name for machined
* CVE-2015-5313: storage: don't allow '/' in filesystem volume names
* docs: event impl. registration before hypervisor connection
* spec: Fix some warnings with latest rpmbuild
* qemu: Fix dynamic_ownership qemu.conf setting

For info about past maintenance releases, see:



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