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[Libguestfs] [ANNOUNCE] Stable releases 1.4.1 and 1.2.10, and a note about versions and Fedora releases



Even though the current stable branch is 1.4.x[1] I'm not going to
leave the 1.2.x branch to completely wither.  I will still pull in any
more serious bug fixes into the 1.2.x branch and make an occasional
release.

Therefore I have released 1.4.1 and 1.2.10 which contain a small
number of bug fixes.  If you are using earlier 1.4.x or 1.2.x
versions, and if you simply want a more stable version of libguestfs
with no surprises, then upgrading along the same branch is
recommended.  I still get reports from people using the old 1.0.x
versions, and I would *strongly* recommend upgrading to at least
1.2.10 as nearly 100 bugs have been fixed.

This link shows the changes along the stable-1.2 branch:

http://git.annexia.org/?p=libguestfs.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/stable-1.2

and this link shows the same for the stable-1.4 branch:

http://git.annexia.org/?p=libguestfs.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/stable-1.4

The upstream branches currently map to Fedora, RHEL and EPEL releases
as follows:

  Rawhide      1.5.x (currently 1.5.0)
  Fedora 13    1.4.x (currently 1.4.1)
  Fedora 12    1.2.x (currently 1.2.10)
  EPEL 5       1.2.x (currently 1.2.10)
  RHEL 6.0     1.2.7 + backported fixes and features needed for V2V
  RHEL 6.1     undecided, probably rebase to latest 1.2.x or 1.4.x
  RHEL 5.5 with RHEV-M subscription
               1.2.7 + backported fixes and features needed for V2V

Link to latest public builds:
http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packageinfo?packageID=8391

Rich.

[1] Announcement of 1.4.0 release:
    https://www.redhat.com/archives/libguestfs/2010-July/msg00033.html

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