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[libvirt] Release of libvirt-0.7.4



  Nearly as expected, but the 0.7.3 release had a missing file and some
broken dependancies, so I rolled out a new release immediately.
Available as usual at
  ftp://libvirt.org/libvirt/

  The rate of changes doesn't seems to slow down, though this release is
more about incremental improvements, bug fixes and cleanups than major
new features:

Features:
- Implement a node device backend using libudev (David Allan)
- New APIs for checking some object properties (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fully asynchronous monitor I/O processing (Daniel P. Berrange)
- add MAC address based port filtering to qemu (Gerhard Stenzel)
- Support for IPv6 / multiple addresses per interfaces (Laine Stump)

Documentation:
- Document overriding domain interface target (Cole Robinson)
- 514532 Fix man page, most operation are synchronous (Daniel Veillard)
- Fix typo in error message (Matthew Booth)
- esx: Add documentation to the website (Matthias Bolte)
- AppArmor updates of examples (Jamie Strandboge)
- Add documentation for <channel> domain element (Matthew Booth)
- Separate character device doc guest and host parts (Matthew Booth)
- Add a Python example that lists active ESX domains (Matthias Bolte)
- LXC fix wrong or out-of-date function descriptions (Ryota Ozaki)
- docs: <clock> property is 'offset', not 'sync' (Cole Robinson)
- Update the documentation for virDomainMigrateToURI (Chris Lalancette)
- fix virDomainMigrateToURI doc (Dan Kenigsberg)

Bug fixes:
- 504262 Check for duplicated UUID in XM Xen defines (Daniel Veillard)
- 512069 fix domain XML schemas for backward compatibility (Daniel Veillard)
- qemu-kvm needs -enable-kvm flag for VT optimization (Steve Yarmie)
- fix deprecated iptables command syntax (Steve Yarmie)
- Ensure driver lock is released when entering QEMU monitor (Daniel P. Berrange)
- only remove masquerade roles for VIR_NETWORK_FORWARD_NAT (Guido G√ľnther)
- esx: Fix CPU clock Hz to MHz conversion (Matthias Bolte)
- esx: Fix memory leak in esxVI_HostCpuIdInfo_Free() (Matthias Bolte)
- esx: Fix MAC address formatting (Matthias Bolte)
- Fix compilation of libvirt against xen-unstable (Jim Fehlig)
- Fix probing for libpciaccess (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix incorrect reference counting logic in qemu monitor open (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Don't return fatal error in HAL driver init if HAL isn't running (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix cleanup when state driver init fails (Daniel P. Berrange)
- AppArmor handling of accesses to readonly files (Jamie Strandboge)
- AppArmor require absolute paths (Jamie Strandboge)
- Check that domain is running when starting console (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix incorrect variable passed to LXC event callback (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix race condition in HAL driver startup (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Remove capng_lock() call when spawning LXC container init process (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix initscript to check daemon pidfile (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Filter out stale domains from xenstore listing (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix logic in xenUnifiedNumOfDomains to match xenUnifiedListDomains (Jonas Eriksson)
- Disable IPv6 socket auto-binding to IPv4 socket (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix save and restore with non-privileged guests and SELinux (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Prevent initializing ebtables if disabled in qemu.conf (Ryota Ozaki)
- phyp: too much timeout when polling socket (Eduardo Otubo)
- phyp: ssh authentication with public key fixed (Eduardo Otubo)
- opennebula: Fix potential memory/mutex leak in state driver startup (Matthias Bolte)
- phyp: Break potential infinite loops (Matthias Bolte)
- phyp: Fix memory/session leaks and potential invalid frees (Matthias Bolte)
- storage: conf: Fix memory leak in encryption parsing (Cole Robinson)
- Fix improper error return in virInterfaceDefParseProtoIPvX (Laine Stump)
- Fix virInterfaceIpDefPtr leak during virInterfaceIpDefFree (Laine Stump)
- give up python interpreter lock before calling cb (Dan Kenigsberg)
- ESX: Fix memory leak in list handling functions. (Matthias Bolte)
- Fix --with-init-script configure option (Matthew Booth)
- Don't let parent of daemon exit until basic initialization is done (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix configure detection of device mapper (Pritesh Kothari)
- Remote code caught EINTR making it ininterruptable (Daniel Veillard)
- virterror: Add a missing 'break' for VIR_ERR_INVALID_SECRET (Cole Robinson)
- Fix p2p migration without a passed uri. (Cole Robinson)
- Fix problems in the Xen inotify driver. (Matthias Bolte)
- Remove a completely bogus reference increment in the Xen driver. (Chris Lalancette)
- 528575 avoid libvirtd crash on LCX domain autostart (Daniel Veillard)
- Fix SELinux linking issues (Jim Fehlig)
- node device: Fix locking issue in virNodeDeviceDestroy (Cole Robinson)
- LXC fix virCgroupGetValueStr problem with \n (Ryota Ozaki)
- Avoid crash in virBufferEscapeString (Laine Stump)
- LXC complement PATH environment variable (Ryota Ozaki)

Improvements:
- Enable udev instead of hal on F12 / RHEL-6 or later (Daniel P. Berrange)
- python: Actually implement list*Interfaces bindings (Cole Robinson)
- esx: Handle 'vmxnet3' in esxVMX_FormatEthernet() (Matthias Bolte)
- Fix check for existance of cgroups at creation (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix virt-aa-helper when host and os.type arch differ (Jamie Strandboge)
- Add translation of PCI vendor and product IDs (David Allan)
- Add scsi_target device type (David Allan)
- Add several fields to node device capabilities (David Allan)
- Add virConnectGetLibvirtVersion API (Cole Robinson)
- Implement finer grained migration control for Xen (Maximilian Wilhelm)
- Support for SATA Disks in virDomainDiskBus (pritesh)
- LXC implement missing DomainInterfaceStats API (Ryota Ozaki)
- disable mac_filter config switch by default (Gerhard Stenzel)
- phyp: Reorder keyboard_interactive label in openSSHSession() (Eduardo Otubo)
- Implmentation of new APIs to checking state/persistence of objects (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Allow timeouts waiting for QEMU job lock (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Release driver and domain lock when running monitor commands (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Add reference counting on virDomainObjPtr objects (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Locking of the qemuMonitorPtr object (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Wrap text mode monitor APIs, pass qemuMonitorPtr directly to APIs (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move encryption lookup back into qemu driver file (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Make use of private data structure for monitor state (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Add a new timed condition variable wait API (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix errno handling for pthreads wrappers (Daniel P. Berrange)
- 524280 pass max lease option to dnsmasq (Daniel Veillard)
- Store the range size when adding a DHCP range (Daniel Veillard)
- qemu: Allow cpu pinning for all logical CPUs, not just physical (Cole Robinson)
- qemu: Use same create/define overwrite logic for migration prepare. (Cole Robinson)
- qemu: Break out function to check if we can create/define/restore (Cole Robinson)
- Add sentinel attribute for NULL terminated arg lists (Paolo Bonzini)
- test: Update inactive guest config on shutdown (Cole Robinson)
- test: Add testDomainShutdownState helper (Cole Robinson)
- Properly convert port numbers to/from network byte order (Matthew Booth)
- phyp add create() and destroy() support (Eduardo Otubo)
- Support for <channel> in domain and QEmu backend (Matthew Booth)
- Detect availability of QEMU -chardev CLI option (Matthew Booth)
- Allow character devices to have different target types (Matthew Booth)
- LXC allow container to have ethN interfaces (Ryota Ozaki)
- New ebtables module wrapper (Gerhard Stenzel)
- test: Implement virDomainPinVcpu (Cole Robinson)
- test: Implement virDomainGetVcpus (Cole Robinson)
- test: Update vcpu runtime info in SetVcpus (Cole Robinson)
- test: Use privateData to track running VM vcpu state (Cole Robinson)
- test: Break out wrapper for setting up started domain state. (Cole Robinson)
- test: Fixes for SetVcpus (Cole Robinson)
- Make monitor type (miimon/arpmon) optional in bond xml (Laine Stump)
- Support reporting live interface IP/netmask (Laine Stump)
- Make startmode optional in toplevel interface definition (Laine Stump)
- Move libvirtd event loop into background thread (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Allow NULL mac address in virGetInterface (Laine Stump)
- ESX: Don't automatically follow redirects. (Matthias Bolte)
- ESX: Change disk selection for datastore detection. (Matthias Bolte)
- ESX: Fallback to the preliminary name if the datastore cannot be found. (Matthias Bolte)
- Set KMEMSIZE for OpenVZ domains being defined (Yuji NISHIDA)
- Allow for a driver specific private data blob in virDomainObjPtr (Daniel P. Berrange)
- More network utility functions (Matthew Booth)
- Add symbols from new network.h module (Daniel Veillard)
- Set of new network related utilities (Daniel Veillard)
- Convert virDomainObjListPtr to use a hash of domain objects (Daniel P. Berrange)
- qemu: migrate: Don't require manual URI to specify a port (Cole Robinson)
- test: Support virStorageFindPoolSources (Cole Robinson)
- storage: Add ParseSourceString function for use with FindPoolSources. (Cole Robinson)
- Add support for an external TFTP boot server (Paolo Bonzini)
- test: Support virNodeDeviceCreate and virNodeDeviceDestroy (Cole Robinson)
- Consolidate virXPathNodeSet() (Daniel Veillard)
- Support QEMU watchdog device. (Richard Jones)
- Do not log rotate very small logs (Dan Kenigsberg)
- LXC implement missing macaddr assignment feature (Ryota Ozaki)
- tests: Initialize virRandom in for test suite. (Cole Robinson)
- tests: Add storage volume XML 2 XML tests. (Cole Robinson)
- tests: Add network XML to XML tests. (Cole Robinson)
- schema: Update network schema. (Cole Robinson)
- tests: Add XML 2 XML tests for storage pools. (Cole Robinson)
- tests: Break out duplicate schema verification functionality. (Cole Robinson)
- tests: Fix text output for interface XML 2 XML (Cole Robinson)
- Add ocfs2 to list of fs pool types (Jim Fehlig)
- Finer grained migration control (Chris Lalancette)

Cleanups:
- remove sysfs_path and parent_sysfs_path from XML (Dave Allan)
- Removing devicePath member from dev struct (Dave Allan)
- report OOM in two places in node_device_driver.c (Dave Allan)
- Whitespace cleanup for pre-tags on the website (Matthias Bolte)
- Fix type in configure output summary (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Remove a compilation warning on uninitialized var (Daniel Veillard)
- Change DTD references to use public instead of system identifier (Matthias Bolte)
- Remove obsolete devicekit checks (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Small guestfwd code cleanup (Matthew Booth)
- Small indentation cleanup of domain schema (Matthew Booth)
- AppArmor code cleanups (Jamie Strandboge)
- Fix formatting of XML for an inactive guest (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Remove DevKit node device backend (David Allan)
- Exclude numactl on s390[x] (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix error handling in qemuMonitorOpen (Ryota Ozaki)
- Fix warning on make due to missing cast (int) (Ryota Ozaki)
- Various fixes following a code review part 2 (Daniel Veillard)
- Various fixes following a code review (Daniel Veillard)
- Move code for low level QEMU monitor interaction into separate file (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Make pciDeviceList struct opaque (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Add missing OOM error checks, reports and cleanups (Matthias Bolte)
- Removes the ebtablesSaveRules() function (Gerhard Stenzel)
- phyp: Use actual error code instead of 0 (Matthias Bolte)
- phyp: Don't use VIR_ALLOC if a stack variable is good enough (Matthias Bolte)
- phyp: Fix several UUID table related problems (Matthias Bolte)
- phyp: Check for exit_status < 0 before parsing the result (Matthias Bolte)
- phyp: memcpy/memmove/memset can't fail, so don't check for error (Matthias Bolte)
- phyp: Make generic domain listing functions return -1 in case of error (Matthias Bolte)
- Fix configure check for libssh2 (Matthias Bolte)
- Repair getIPv4Addr after the ntohl conversion (Daniel Veillard)
- Cleanup whitespace in docs (Matthew Booth)
- Use virBuffer when building QEMU char dev command line (Matthew Booth)
- Cleanup virBuffer usage in qemdBuildCommandLine (Matthew Booth)
- Fix some cut-and-paste error in migration code (Paolo Bonzini)
- Ensure guestfwd address is IPv4 and various cleanups (Matthew Booth)
- LXC cleanup deep indentation in lxcDomainSetAutostart (Ryota Ozaki)
- LXC messages cleanup and fix lxcError (Ryota Ozaki)
- qemu: Remove compiled out localhost migration support (Cole Robinson)
- Various error reporting fixes (Cole Robinson)
- Improve error reporting for virConnectGetHostname calls (Cole Robinson)
- Fix up NLS warnings. (Chris Lalancette)
- Remove redundant virFileDeletePID() call (Chris Lalancette)
- Fix return value in virStateInitialize impl for LXC (Daniel P. Berrange)
- ESX: Unify naming of VI API utility and convenience functions. (Matthias Bolte)
- Rename internal APis (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Pull signal setup code out into separate method (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix duplicating logging of errors in libvirtd (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix initialization order bugs (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Misc cleanup to network socket init (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Annotate many methods with ATTRIBUTE_RETURN_CHECK & fix problems (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Don't use private struct member names of in6_addr (Matthias Bolte)
- Fix typo in network.c function comments (Matthew Booth)
- libvirt-devel should only require libvirt-client (Mark McLoughlin)
- qemu: Fix an error message in GetVcpus (Cole Robinson)
- storage: Break out function to add pool source to a SourceList. (Cole Robinson)
- storage: Break out pool source parsing to a separate function. (Cole Robinson)
- Fix some typos in comments (Dan Kenigsberg)
- Fix error message in qemudLoadDriverConfig() (Matthias Bolte)
- Add a new syntax-check rule for gethostname. (Chris Lalancette)
- Various syntax-check fixes. (Chris Lalancette)
- Tighten up nonreentrant syntax-check. (Chris Lalancette)
- Replace a gethostname by virGetHostname in libvirtd.c (Chris Lalancette)
- Replace two strcmp() by STREQ() in qemu_driver.c (Chris Lalancette)
- Replace gethostname by virGetHostname in xend_internal.c (Chris Lalancette)
- Add a default log_level to qemudSetLogging to remove a build warning. (Chris Lalancette)
- Better error message when libvirtd fails to start. (Chris Lalancette)
- Fix potential false-positive OOM error reporting. (Matthias Bolte)
- Fix virsh.c compilation warning (Jim Fehlig)
- Fix a make dist error due to wrong EXTRA_DIST paths (Daniel Veillard)
- node device: Break out get_wwns and get_parent_node helpers (Cole Robinson)
- tests: Centralize VIR_TEST_DEBUG lookup, and document it (Cole Robinson)
- Remove bogus const annotations to hash iterator (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Remove bashisms from schema tests. (Matthias Bolte)
- Don't copy old machines from a domain which has none (Mark McLoughlin)

  Thanks everybody for your contributions !

Daniel

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