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[libvirt] Release of libvirt-0.9.9



  As expected, I made the release of 0.9.9 today, it is tagged in git and
available at:
    ftp://libvirt.org/libvirt/

  Apparently some people expect the next one to be 1.0.0, but more
realistically it should be 0.9.10 and occuring in a month from today :-)

  So this realease is a relatively light one with around 150 commits
i.e. half the usual amount, I assume most people envoyed the end of year
vacations :-) . The content is in a large part focused on local
improvements and bug fixes though we have a few new features !

Features:
- Add new API virDomain{S,G}etInterfaceParameters (Hu Tao)
- Add new API virDomain{G, S}etNumaParameters (Hu Tao)
- Add support for ppc64 qemu (Prerna Saxena, Bharata B Rao, Michael Ellerman)
- Support Xen domctl v8 (Jim Fehlig)

Documentation:
- Fix typos in messages. (Yuri Chornoivan)
- docs: re-fix stray / (Eric Blake)
- virsh: move version command to host group (Lai Jiangshan)
- docs: Move 'echo' command description into the generic commands section (Satoru SATOH)
- docs: Move 'send-key' command description into the domain commands section (Satoru SATOH)
- docs: remove stray / (Eric Blake)
- docs: fix missing / in xml examples (Eric Blake)
- docs: improve virsh domxml-*-native command docs (Alex Jia)
- docs: document <qemu:commandline> xml (Eric Blake)
- Fix typo in storage pool documentation (Christophe Fergeau)
- docs: tweak 'virsh edit' wording (Eric Blake)
- docs: document <address> elements in one place (Eric Blake)
- threads: Document spurious wakeups on virCondWait (Michal Privoznik)

Portability:
- build: fix mingw virCommand build (Eric Blake)
- tests: avoid test failure on rawhide gnutls (Eric Blake)
- build: drop check for ANSI compiler (Eric Blake)
- Fix build on s390(x) and other stange arches (Daniel Veillard)
- Require avahi as an rpm dependancy (Daniel Veillard)
- Disable python explicitly in mingw32 autobuild (Daniel P. Berrange)
- build: disable dtrace on non-Linux builds (Eric Blake)
- build: let autobuild check more code (Eric Blake)
- maint: allow bootstrap in a sandbox (Eric Blake)

Bug Fixes:
- qemu: Avoid memory leaks on qemuParseRBDString (Alex Jia)
- qemu: fix a bug in numatune (Hu Tao)
- qemu: fix use-after-free regression (Eric Blake)
- seclabel: fix regression in libvirtd restart (Eric Blake)
- command: Discard FD_SETSIZE limit for opened files (Michal Privoznik)
- Fix xenstore serial console path for HVM guests (Jim Fehlig)
- schemas: Allow '.' in CPU feature name (Jiri Denemark)
- virCommand: Properly handle POLLHUP (Michal Privoznik)
- virCPUDefCopy forgot to copy NUMA topology (Jiri Denemark)
- qemu: fix block stat naming (Eric Blake)
- domiftune: clean up previous patches (Eric Blake)
- virsh: Fix checking for reconnect conditions (Peter Krempa)
- qemu: Fix bandwidth memory leak on failure (Alex Jia)
- qemu: fix blkio memory leak on failure (Eric Blake)
- remove a static limit on max domains in python bindings (Daniel Veillard)
- python: Fix problems of virDomain{Set, Get}BlockIoTune bindings (Alex Jia)
- qemu: fix inf-loop in blkio parameters (Eric Blake)
- qemu: Keep list of USB devices attached to domains (Michal Privoznik)
- qemu: Release the lock on domobj if fails on finding the disk path (Osier Yang)
- virsh: plug mem leaks in domxml-*-native (Alex Jia)
- console: plug memory leaks (Alex Jia)
- rpc: handle param_int, plug memory leaks (Eric Blake)
- python: plug memory leak on libvirt_virConnectOpenAuth (Alex Jia)
- Only add the timer when a callback is registered (Daniel P. Berrange)
- qemu: detect truncated file as invalid save image (Eric Blake)
- qemu: Don't drop hostdev config until security label restore (Michal Privoznik)
- Fix default migration speed in qemu driver (Jim Fehlig)
- qemu: Fix race between async and query jobs (Jiri Denemark)
- qemu: Do not free the device from activePciHostdevs if it's in use (Osier Yang)
- qemu: Honor the original properties of PCI device when detaching (Osier Yang)
- spec: fix inverted logic on sanlock (Wen Congyang)
- tests: plug memory leak on linuxTestNodeInfo (Alex Jia)
- storage: Fix a potential crash when creating vol object (Osier Yang)
- qemu: Disable EOF processing during qemuDomainDestroy (Jiri Denemark)
- virsh: Free returned MIME type string (Michal Privoznik)
- storage: Activate/deactivate logical volumes only on local node (Rommer)
- security: don't try to label network disks (Josh Durgin)
- test: replace deprecated "fedora-13" machine with "pc-0.13" (Laine Stump)
- network: don't add iptables rules for externally managed networks (Laine Stump)
- threadpool: Use while loop on virCondWait (Michal Privoznik)
- virsh: plug memory leak on cmdDomblklist (Alex Jia)
- fix error when parsing ppc64 models on x86 host (Stefan Berger)
- fix memory leak in src/nodeinfo.c (Stefan Berger)
- threadpool: Don't wait on condition if pool has no workers (Michal Privoznik)
- bridge: Fix forward delay APIs (Jiri Denemark)
- virsh: return correct value from cmdDomIfGetLink (Peter Krempa)
- virsh: plug memory leak on cmdDomIfGetLink() sucessful path (Alex Jia)
- virsh: plug memory leak on cmdBlkdeviotune() sucessful path (Alex Jia)
- test: fix potential lock corruption in test driver (Laine Stump)
- spec: fix logic bug in deciding to turn on cgconfig (Eric Blake)
- When checking nttyFDs to see if it is != 1, be sure to use '1' and not '-1' (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Fix installation of libvirt-guests.service (Daniel P. Berrange)

Improvements:
- Implement DNS SRV record into the bridge driver (Michal Novotny)
- seclabel: honor device override in selinux (Eric Blake)
- seclabel: allow a seclabel override on a disk src (Eric Blake)
- seclabel: extend XML to allow per-disk label overrides (Eric Blake)
- seclabel: move seclabel stuff earlier (Eric Blake)
- seclabel: refactor existing domain_conf usage (Eric Blake)
- schema: rewrite seclabel rng to match code (Eric Blake)
- domiftune: Enable the virDomain{S,G}etInterfaceParameters in virsh (Hu Tao)
- domiftune: Add virDomain{S,G}etInterfaceParameters support to qemu driver (Hu Tao)
- domiftune: Add a util function virDomainNetFind (Hu Tao)
- domiftune: Add support of new APIs to the remote driver (Hu Tao)
- domiftune: virDomain{S,G}etInterfaceParameters: the main entry points (Hu Tao)
- daemon: clean up daemonization (Eric Blake)
- tests: fix schema checks sorting (Eric Blake)
- qemu: Support for overriding NOFILE limit (Michal Privoznik)
- virsh: Use vshWatchJob in cmdManagedSave (Michal Privoznik)
- virsh: Use vshWatchJob in cmdSave (Michal Privoznik)
- virsh: Use vshWatchJob in cmdDump (Michal Privoznik)
- virsh: Move job watch code to a separate function (Michal Privoznik)
- qemuhelptest: Add new qemuCap flag (Michal Privoznik)
- qemu: Support readonly filesystem passthrough (Osier Yang)
- nwfilter: Do not require DHCP requests to be broadcasted (Stefan Berger)
- tests: run schema checks in sorted order (Eric Blake)
- tests: Add fake PPC64 emulator for QEMU testing (Michael Ellerman)
- qemu: Add spapr-vio address assignment (Michael Ellerman)
- Add New address type spapr-vio to domain.rng (Bharata B Rao)
- Add address type for SPAPR VIO devices (Michael Ellerman)
- qemu: Add a capability flag for -no-acpi (Michael Ellerman)
- add new command numatune to virsh (Hu Tao)
- Implement virDomain{G, S}etNumaParameters for the qemu driver (Hu Tao)
- Add virDomain{G, S}etNumaParameters support to the remote driver (Hu Tao)
- use cpuset to manage numa (Hu Tao)
- Add functions to set/get cgroup cpuset parameters (Hu Tao)
- virsh: simplify printing of typed parameters (Eric Blake)
- Hide use of timers for domain event dispatch (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Remove decl of all APIs related to domain event callbacks & queues (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Remove all domain event structs from header (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Convert drivers to thread safe APIs for adding callbacks (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Add APIs to allow management of callbacks purely with virDomainEventState (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Return count of callbacks when registering callbacks (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Convert Xen & VBox drivers to use virDomainEventState (Daniel P. Berrange)
- nwfilter: do not create ebtables chain unnecessarily (Stefan Berger)
- migration: Add more specific error code/message on migration abort (Peter Krempa)
- virsh: Add option to undefine storage with domains (Peter Krempa)
- python: Expose blockPeek and memoryPeek in Python binding (Osier Yang)
- virsh: support multifunction in attach-disk (KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki)
- python: Fix export of virDomainSnapshotListChildrenNames (Peter Krempa)
- Provide a helper method virDomainLiveConfigHelperMethod (Lei Li)
- virsh: Print error message if argument parsing fails for cmdNodesuspend (Peter Krempa)
- build: follow directory install conventions (Eric Blake)
- Fix make uninstall (Dave Allan)
- qemu: Prepare to cater for more general address assignment (Michael Ellerman)
- qemu: Add address in qemuBuildChrDeviceStr() on pseries (Michael Ellerman)
- qemu: Use spapr-vscsi on pseries machine type (Michael Ellerman)
- network: allow '-' in model name (Eric Blake)
- cpu: Add cpu flags supported by newest qemu (Peter Krempa)
- Pass the VM's UUID into the nwfilter subsystem (Stefan Berger)
- nwfilter: cleanup return codes in nwfilter subsystem (Stefan Berger)
- spec: make it easier to autoreconf when building rpm (Eric Blake)
- Ensure to prefix %{buildroot} when overriding systemd install location (Daniel P. Berrange)
- Add ppc64 specific definitions to domain.rng (Bharata B Rao)
- Clean up qemuBuildCommandLine to remove x86-specific (Prerna Saxena)
- Modify the tests/nodeinfotest.c to use sysfs in addition (Prerna Saxena)
- Use sysfs to gather host topology, in place of (Prerna Saxena)

Cleanups:
- network_conf: Fix whitespace to pass syntax-check (Peter Krempa)

  So thanks for everybody who contributed for this first release of
2012, please continue to send reports, ideas and patches :-) !

Daniel

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