[virt-tools-list] RFC: time for a 5.0 release ?
Daniel P. Berrange
berrange at redhat.com
Thu Nov 24 12:59:48 UTC 2016
On Thu, Nov 24, 2016 at 12:17:23PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 10, 2016 at 04:05:32PM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 10, 2016 at 04:26:29PM +0200, Fabiano Fidêncio wrote:
> > > On Mon, Oct 10, 2016 at 2:38 PM, Daniel P. Berrange <berrange at redhat.com> wrote:
> > > > The 4.0 release was in June, and there have not been very many changes
> > > > since then, but there are a couple of significant ones
> > > >
> > > > - Fix resizing of windows when using CSDs (relevant for Wayland)
> > > > - Fix virt-viewer not exiting on broken connection to guest
> > > >
> > > > If we do a new release we can also pull in the nasty Win32 redraw
> > > > bug that plagued 4.0. Of course we could do a new MSI build v4.1
> > > > as an alternative.
> > >
> > > I'm completely in favor of a new release.
> > >
> > > Pavel was looking forward for a libusb* release at some point, so we
> > > could enable USB Redirection support in the Windows builds.
> > >
> > > *: libusb released the -rc6 on October 1st. Would worth to talk to
> > > them and see what are their plan before running our release.
> > I want to do the Windows build against Fedora 25, so given the current
> > GTK bug pointed out, we'll have to wait a little anyways. So lets look
> > again in a week or two and hopefully we'll have fixed gtk + libusb.
> So can you confirm everything is ready todo a new virt-viewer release
> on current Fedora 25 with updates applied. ie as the libusb stuff ready
> and is the GTK bug fixed ?
F25 has glib 2.50.1 which has the bug fix we need for win32.
The mingw32-libusbx version is 1.0.21 and I'm unclear if that is the
version Fabiano/Pavel want for USB redirection in windows ?
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