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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] news: Update for 5.6.0 release



 Sounds a good idea to put updates before Monday :-)

  tentative ACK 

Daniel

On Fri, Aug 02, 2019 at 07:42:41PM +0200, Andrea Bolognani wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Andrea Bolognani <abologna redhat com>
> ---
>  docs/news.xml | 74 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 74 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/docs/news.xml b/docs/news.xml
> index 9483172335..dbc72c7c66 100644
> --- a/docs/news.xml
> +++ b/docs/news.xml
> @@ -85,6 +85,29 @@
>            option to qemu.conf to override the system default.
>          </description>
>        </change>
> +      <change>
> +        <summary>
> +          Remember original owners and SELinux labels of files
> +        </summary>
> +        <description>
> +          When a domain is starting up libvirt changes DAC and
> +          SELinux labels so that domain can access it. However,
> +          it never remembered the original labels and therefore
> +          the file was returned back to <code>root:root</code>.
> +          With this release, the original labels are remembered
> +          and restored properly.
> +        </description>
> +      </change>
> +      <change>
> +        <summary>
> +          network: Allow passing arbitrary options to dnsmasq
> +        </summary>
> +        <description>
> +          This works similarly to the existing support for passing arbitary
> +          options to QEMU, and just like that feature it comes with no
> +          support guarantees.
> +        </description>
> +      </change>
>      </section>
>      <section title="Removed features">
>        <change>
> @@ -119,8 +142,59 @@
>            TPM device.
>          </description>
>        </change>
> +      <change>
> +        <summary>
> +          test driver: Expand API coverage
> +        </summary>
> +        <description>
> +          Additional APIs have been implemented in the test driver.
> +        </description>
> +      </change>
> +      <change>
> +        <summary>
> +          Implement per-driver locking
> +        </summary>
> +        <description>
> +          Drivers now acquire a lock when they're loaded, ensuring that there
> +          can never be two instances of the same driver active at a time.
> +        </description>
> +      </change>
> +      <change>
> +        <summary>
> +          nss: Report newer addresses first
> +        </summary>
> +        <description>
> +          In some cases, a guest might be assigned a new IP address by DHCP
> +          before the previous lease has expired, in which case the NSS plugin
> +          will correctly report both addresses; many applications, however,
> +          ignore all addresses but the first, and may thus end up trying to
> +          connect using a stale address. To prevent that from happening, the
> +          NSS plugin will now always report the newest address first.
> +        </description>
> +      </change>
> +      <change>
> +        <summary>
> +          util: Optimize mass closing of FDs when spawning child processes
> +        </summary>
> +        <description>
> +          When the limit on the number of FDs is very high, closing all
> +          unwanted FDs after calling <code>fork()</code> can take a lot of
> +          time and delay the start of the child process. libvirt will now
> +          use an optimized algorithm that minimizes such delays.
> +        </description>
> +      </change>
>      </section>
>      <section title="Bug fixes">
> +      <change>
> +        <summary>
> +          logging: Ensure virtlogd rollover takes priority over logrotate
> +        </summary>
> +        <description>
> +          virtlogd implements its own rollover mechanism, but until now
> +          logrotate could end up acting on the logs before virtlogd had a
> +          chance to do so itself.
> +        </description>
> +      </change>
>      </section>
>    </release>
>    <release version="v5.5.0" date="2019-07-02">
> -- 
> 2.21.0
> 
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