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Fedora 11 Update: libguestfs-1.0.58-2.fc11



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-7557
2009-07-15 19:57:44
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Name        : libguestfs
Product     : Fedora 11
Version     : 1.0.58
Release     : 2.fc11
URL         : http://libguestfs.org/
Summary     : Access and modify virtual machine disk images
Description :
Libguestfs is a library for accessing and modifying guest disk images.
Amongst the things this is good for: making batch configuration
changes to guests, getting disk used/free statistics (see also:
virt-df), migrating between virtualization systems (see also:
virt-p2v), performing partial backups, performing partial guest
clones, cloning guests and changing registry/UUID/hostname info, and
much else besides.

Libguestfs uses Linux kernel and qemu code, and can access any type of
guest filesystem that Linux and qemu can, including but not limited
to: ext2/3/4, btrfs, FAT and NTFS, LVM, many different disk partition
schemes, qcow, qcow2, vmdk.

Libguestfs provides ways to enumerate guest storage (eg. partitions,
LVs, what filesystem is in each LV, etc.).  It can also run commands
in the context of the guest.  Also you can access filesystems over FTP.

Libguestfs is a library that can be linked with C and C++ management
programs.

See also the 'guestfish' package for shell scripting and command line
access.

For Perl bindings, see 'perl-libguestfs'.

For OCaml bindings, see 'ocaml-libguestfs-devel'.

For Python bindings, see 'python-libguestfs'.

For Ruby bindings, see 'ruby-libguestfs'.

For Java bindings, see 'libguestfs-java-devel'.

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Update Information:

New upstream release 1.0.58.  New upstream release 1.0.54. New upstream version
1.0.51. New upstream version 1.0.40. New upstream version 1.0.41. New upstream
version 1.0.42. New upstream version 1.0.38.  New upstream version 1.0.33 fixing
multiple bugs. New upstream version 1.0.32 libguestfs only requires qemu-kvm,
not all of qemu New upstream version 1.0.27. New upstream version 1.0.30
containing multiple bugfixes.  New upstream version 1.0.43.
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #509383 - mkfs.ext2 much slower with virtio-backed disks than with IDE-backed disks (NOT sparseness issue)
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=509383
  [ 2 ] Bug #508713 - libguestfs: error: write: Broken pipe (guestfish only)
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=508713
  [ 3 ] Bug #508668 - Loop device mounts don't work
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=508668
  [ 4 ] Bug #507374 - "libguestfs: error: do_mount_vfs: /dev/sda1: No such file or directory" even though /dev/sda1 exists
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=507374
  [ 5 ] Bug #507346 - ruby bindings: "TypeError: can't convert Fixnum into String" if you pass a string where a list is expected
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=507346
  [ 6 ] Bug #507074 - removing files using wildcard isn't working
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=507074
  [ 7 ] Bug #505329 - libguestfs 'make check' should never hang
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=505329
  [ 8 ] Bug #503169 - libguestfs /dev is too sparse for kernel installation/upgrade
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=503169
  [ 9 ] Bug #502309 - libguestfs build failure - tests occasionally fail with 'ranlib: './libmlguestfs.a': No such file'
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=502309
  [ 10 ] Bug #501761 - libguestfs requires qemu, not qemu-system-x86 or qemu-system-ppc
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=501761
  [ 11 ] Bug #501878 - guestfish built-in commands like 'alloc' and 'help' don't autocomplete
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=501878
  [ 12 ] Bug #501883 - javadoc messed up in libguestfs java documentation
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=501883
  [ 13 ] Bug #501885 - Doesn't detect missing Java, --with-java-home=no should not be needed
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=501885
  [ 14 ] Bug #501892 - OptString parameters not handled properly in bindings
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=501892
  [ 15 ] Bug #502533 - Polish translation of libguestfs
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=502533
  [ 16 ] Bug #503133 - "mkdir-p" should not throw errors on preexisting directories
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=503133
  [ 17 ] Bug #503135 - cramfs and squashfs modules should be available in libguestfs appliances
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=503135
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update libguestfs' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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