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[libvirt] Release of libvirt-0.7.2



  This is an intermediate release to flush out one month worth of
development and patches, as we have another release scheduled for the
30th October.
  It is available on ftp://libvirt.org/libvirt as usual and tagged in GIT

The main new features are AppArmor security driver and the possibility to
define new domain in the ESX driver. The code had a lot of cleanup,
including a big tree refactoring and a fairly long list of bug fixes:

Features:
- sVirt AppArmor security driver (Jamie Strandboge)
- Add public API definition for data stream handling (Daniel P. Berrange)
- ESX add esxDomainDefineXML() (Matthias Bolte)
- LXC: suspend/resume support (Ryota Ozaki)
- Big code tree cleanup (Daniel P. Berrange)

Documentation:
- Documentation and examples for SVirt Apparmor driver (Jamie Strandboge)
- Fix documentation and comment typos (Paolo Bonzini)
- Fix up a few typos in the tree. (Chris Lalancette)
- Fix a typo in virNetHasValidPciAddr() too (Mark McLoughlin)
- Fix a typo in virDiskHasValidPciAddr() (Jiri Denemark)
- Fix a number of small typos (Dan Kenigsberg)
- add doc for graphic and video elements (Florian Vichot)
- Fix up 'neccessary -> necessary' in a comment. (Chris Lalancette)
- Fix up comments for domainXML{To,From}Native. (Chris Lalancette)
- Simple fix of a comment in qemuStringToArgvEnv. (Chris Lalancette)
- Add a README file to src/ explaining the directory structure (Daniel P. Berrange)
- don't emit trailing blanks into generated and VC'd NEWS file (Jim Meyering)

Portability:
- Misc win32 build fixes (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Don't require full daemon install for libvirt python bindings (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Tweak specfile to fix RHEL6 rules & ESX/PHYP enablement (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Bug Fixes:
- network: Fix printing XML 'delay' attribute (Cole Robinson)
- Fix virFileReadLimFD/virFileReadAll to handle EINTR (Daniel P. Berrange)
- storage: Fix generating iscsi 'auth' xml (Cole Robinson)
- Fix QEMU restore from file in raw format (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Take domain type into account when looking up default machine (Mark McLoughlin)
- Fix schema to allow missing machine type (Mark McLoughlin)
- Fix stream abort upon I/O failure during migration (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Create /var/log/libvirt/{lxc,uml} dirs (Mark McLoughlin)
- nodedev: Add locking in nodeNumOfDevices (Cole Robinson)
- test: Throw a proper error in GetBridgeName (Cole Robinson)
- 526769 change logrotate config default to weekly (Daniel Veillard)
- Fix emission of domain events messages (Daniel P. Berrange)
- unbreak `make rpcgen' (Paolo Bonzini)
- unbreak migration (Paolo Bonzini)
- Fix USB device re-labelling (Mark McLoughlin)
- Avoid a libvirtd crash on broken input 523418 (Daniel Veillard)
- Re-label image file backing stores (Mark McLoughlin)
- Fix memory leaks in libvirtd's message processing (Matthias Bolte)
- Fix QEMU test suite with new VNC env variable (Daniel P. Berrange)
- VBox vboxDomainDestroy forgot to wait for completion (Pritesh Kothari)
- Vbox call OpenHardDisk with "" instead of NULL (Pritesh Kothari)
- Avoid double free in errors in virsh (Jim Fehlig)
- Fix crash in device hotplug cleanup code (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Maintain value of ctxt->node in virInterfaceDefParseDhcp (Laine Stump)
- Fix some XPath relative node resets (Daniel Veillard)
- Fix unitialized variable in qemudDomainDetachHostPciDevice() (Charles Duffy)
- ESX: Check if a datastore is accessible first (Matthias Bolte)
- Fix handling of Xen(ner) detection (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix xen driver refcounting. (Matthias Bolte)
- prevent attempt to call cat -c during virDomainSave to raw (Charles Duffy)
- Don't do virSetConnError when virDrvSupportsFeature is successful. (Chris Lalancette)
- Fix a double-free in qemudRunLoop() (Chris Lalancette)
- Fix leak in PCI hostdev hot-unplug (Mark McLoughlin)
- Fix net/disk hot-unplug segfault (Mark McLoughlin)

Improvements:
- schema: Update storage pool schema. (Cole Robinson)
- test: Activate interfaces specified through driver config file. (Cole Robinson)
- Rewrite example domain events programm for python (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Support a new peer-to-peer migration mode & public API (Daniel P. Berrange)
- LXC add augeas support for config file (Amy Griffis)
- LXC add driver config file lxc.conf (Amy Griffis)
- LXC do not truncate container log files on restart (Amy Griffis)
- LXC initialize logging configuration (Amy Griffis)
- Add debug for envp[] in virExecWithHook() (Amy Griffis)
- Add accessors for logging filters and outputs (Amy Griffis)
- Add virFileAbsPath() utility (Amy Griffis)
- LXC implement memory control APIs (Ryota Ozaki)
- Add a domain argument to SVirt *RestoreImageLabel (Jamie Strandboge)
- test: Support loading node device info from file/XML (Cole Robinson)
- test: Implement node device driver. (Cole Robinson)
- configure: Add explict --with-python option. (Cole Robinson)
- Tunnelled migration. (Chris Lalancette)
- Various monitor improvements for migration. (Chris Lalancette)
- 523639 Allows a <description> tag for domains (Daniel Veillard)
- Add src/util/storage_file.c to the POTFILES.in. (Chris Lalancette)
- Add a qemu feature flag for unix socket migration. (Chris Lalancette)
- Let remoteClientStream only do RX if requested. (Chris Lalancette)
- Introduce virStorageFileMetadata structure (Mark McLoughlin)
- Allow control over QEMU audio backend (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Handle data streams in remote client (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Handle outgoing data streams in libvirtd (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Handle incoming data streams in libvirtd (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Lots of cleanups and improvement on QEmu monitor code (Daniel P. Berrange)
- ESX add esxVI_Occurence enum to for occurences (Matthias Bolte)
- ESX add x86_64 detection based on the CPUID (Matthias Bolte)
- ESX add tests for the VMX to/from domain XML mapping (Matthias Bolte)
- ESX Add esxDomainXMLToNative() (Matthias Bolte)
- ESX Set challenge for auth callback to hostname (Matthias Bolte)
- ESX Add esxNodeGetFreeMemory() (Matthias Bolte)
- network: add 'bootp' and 'tftp' config (Paolo Bonzini)
- OpenVZ Fix a restriction about domain names (Yuji NISHIDA)
- Make pki_check.sh into an installed & supported tool (Daniel P. Berrange)
- ESX add support for vmxnet3 virtual device (Shahar Klein)

Cleanups:
- remote: Don't print a warning every time a remote call fails (Cole Robinson)
- storage: Report errors in FindPoolSources (Cole Robinson)
- LXC fix return code handling in lxcVmStart (Ryota Ozaki)
- Add a target for libvirt.devhelp (Daniel Veillard)
- Remove some auto-generated files (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Re-arrange doTunnelMigrate to simplify cleanup code (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Separate out code for sending tunnelled data (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Pull connection handling code out of doTunnelMigrate (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Refactor native QEMU migration code (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Don't force dconn to be NULL in virDomainMigrate (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Remove unneccessary uri_in parameter from virMigratePrepareTunnel (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move the VIR_DRV_FEATURE* constants (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix configure.ac message vertical alignment (Daniel P. Berrange)
- cgroup: Fix -Werror breakage (Cole Robinson)
- Fix handling return value of qemuMonitorSetBalloon (Ryota Ozaki)
- Fix up "make check" (Chris Lalancette)
- Fix rebuilding of devhelp files (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix ordering of <exports> in API description file (Daniel P. Berrange)
- node conf: Make parsing routines consistent with other drivers (Cole Robinson)
- nodedev: Break out virNodeDeviceHasCap to node_conf (Cole Robinson)
- python: Add a newline after custom classes (Cole Robinson)
- python: Fix generated virInterface method names (Cole Robinson)
- python: Use a pure python implementation of 'vir*GetConnect' (Cole Robinson)
- python: Don't generate bindings for vir*Ref (Cole Robinson)
- python: Don't generate conflicting conn.createXML functions. (Cole Robinson)
- python: Remove use of xmllib in generator.py (Cole Robinson)
- python: Remove FastParser from generator. (Cole Robinson)
- Fix typo in Makefile.am breaking NEWS file generation (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix build in separate build directory (Jiri Denemark)
- Incorrect error message in virDomainNetDefParseXML (Florian Vichot)
- Fix a few 'make rpm' breakages (Daniel Veillard)
- Pass remote_message_header to the dispatch functions. (Chris Lalancette)
- Fix up some warnings from stream DEBUG statements. (Chris Lalancette)
- Fix apibuild.py warnings (Matthias Bolte)
- Change signature of remoteSendStreamData() to fix compile warning (Matthias Bolte)
- Add virStorageFileGetMetadata() helper (Mark McLoughlin)
- Move virStorageGetMetadataFromFD() to libvirt_util (Mark McLoughlin)
- Split virStorageGetMetadataFromFD() from virStorageBackendProbeTarget() (Mark McLoughlin)
- Move file format enum to libvirt_util (Mark McLoughlin)
- Remove hand-crafted UUID parsers (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Helper functions for processing data streams in libvirtd (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Standardize debugging messages in QEMU monitor code (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Remove low level monitor APIs from header file (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Rename qemudMonitorSendCont to qemuMonitorStartCPUs (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Pull QEMU monitor interaction out to separate file (Daniel P. Berrange)
- util.h needs libvirt.h for virConnectPtr (Mark McLoughlin)
- Fix API doc extractor to stop munging comment formatting (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix secret_driver compile warning, bug. (Charles Duffy)
- ESX remove phantom mode (Matthias Bolte)
- ESX replace esxUtil_EqualSuffix() with virFileHasSuffix() (Matthias Bolte)
- ESX Whitespace cleanup (Matthias Bolte)
- Fix up "make syntax-check" after the tree restructuring. (Chris Lalancette)
- Introduce virStrncpy. (Chris Lalancette)
- Ignore auto-generated header file (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Remove an unnecessary variable from remoteIOReadMessage(). (Chris Lalancette)
- Remove auto-generated header file from repo (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move example XML files into examples/xml (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Remove all generated docs from source control (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix missing data file in qemuhelpdata (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Misc syntax-check fixes (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move remote protocol definition into src/remote/ (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move all shared utility files to src/util/ (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move all XML configuration handling to src/conf/ (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Re-arrange python generator to make it clear what's auto-generated (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Remove obsolete files (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move docs/examples into examples/ (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Remove unused images from docs/ directory (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Rename daemon main code (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move config files to align with driver sources (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move virsh into tools/ directory (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move security drivers to src/security/ (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move secret driver into src/secret/ (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move netcf interface driver into src/interface/ (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move network driver into src/network (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move remote driver to src/remote/ (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move test driver into src/test/ (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move node device drivers to src/node_device/ (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move storage drivers into src/storage/ (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move OpenVZ driver to src/openvz/ (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move UML driver to src/uml/ (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move QEMU driver to src/qemu/ (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move LXC driver into src/lxc/ (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Move xen driver code into src/xen/ directory (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Rename qemud/ directory to daemon/ (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Refactor libvirt.spec to allow client-only builds (Daniel P. Berrange)

  Please give it a try, and thanks everybody for reports, patches or
documentation !

Daniel

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