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Re: [Libguestfs] Plan for libguestfs 1.14



On Thu, Oct 06, 2011 at 06:33:59PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> [Since Hilko asked me about this on IRC ...]
> 
> The current plan is to rebase libguestfs in RHEL 6.3:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=719879
> 
> I would like to get as many features from upstream libguestfs into
> this as possible, but also make sure they have been well-tested by
> Fedora users.  Also there are some new tools arriving in libguestfs
> upstream in the current development branch (1.13.x):
> 
>  - virt-alignment-scan
>    http://libguestfs.org/virt-alignment-scan.1.html
> 
>  - virt-sparsify
>    http://libguestfs.org/virt-sparsify.1.html
> 
>  - A tool (or tools) to replace virt-clone
>    https://rwmj.wordpress.com/2011/05/11/virt-tools-survey-virt-clone/
> 
> So this is my plan, assuming no one has any strong objections:
> 
> (1) Continue development of the new virt tools in libguestfs for the
>     rest of this month.
> 
> (2) Release 1.14.0 new stable branch around the end of this month (Oct'11)

Today is absolutely the last day for any features or fixes that need
to go into 1.14.

This is the list of new APIs which will become official and stable, so
any problems with these, please say so now ...

  compress-device-out
  http://libguestfs.org/guestfs.3.html#guestfs_compress_device_out
  compress-out
  http://libguestfs.org/guestfs.3.html#guestfs_compress_out

  copy-device-to-device
  http://libguestfs.org/guestfs.3.html#guestfs_copy_device_to_device
  copy-device-to-file
  http://libguestfs.org/guestfs.3.html#guestfs_copy_device_to_file
  copy-file-to-device
  http://libguestfs.org/guestfs.3.html#guestfs_copy_file_to_device
  copy-file-to-file
  http://libguestfs.org/guestfs.3.html#guestfs_copy_file_to_file

  part-to-partnum
  http://libguestfs.org/guestfs.3.html#guestfs_part_to_partnum

  set-smp
  http://libguestfs.org/guestfs.3.html#guestfs_set_smp
  get-smp
  http://libguestfs.org/guestfs.3.html#guestfs_get_smp

Rich.

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