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Re: [PATCH for 6.7.0] NEWS: Document improvements/bug fixes for upcoming release



On Fri, Aug 28, 2020 at 7:45 AM Michal Privoznik <mprivozn redhat com> wrote:
>
> Signed-off-by: Michal Privoznik <mprivozn redhat com>
> ---
>  NEWS.rst | 34 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 34 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/NEWS.rst b/NEWS.rst
> index 852746eb2a..4ed4e45590 100644
> --- a/NEWS.rst
> +++ b/NEWS.rst
> @@ -33,6 +33,10 @@ v6.7.0 (unreleased)
>
>  * **Improvements**
>
> +  * Libvirt switch to Meson build system
> +
> +    Libvirt abandoned autotools and switched to Meson build system.
> +
>    * Allow sparse streams for block devices
>
>      Sparse streams (e.g. ``virsh vol-download --sparse`` or ``virsh vol-upload
> @@ -58,6 +62,36 @@ v6.7.0 (unreleased)
>      either don't have device mapper enabled or where the dm-mod module is not
>      loaded yet. This is now fixed.
>
> +  * resctrl: Use exclusive lock for /sys/fs/resctrl
> +
> +    When two or more domains were attempted to start at once, due to a bug in
> +    implementation, resctrl was not locked properly and thus threads did not
> +    mutually exclude with each other resulting in not setting requested
> +    limitations as requested.
> +
> +  * mdev: Fix daemon crash when reattaching mdevs on assignment conflict
> +
> +    If there's a list of mdevs to be assigned to a domain, but one of them (NOT
> +    the first) is already assigned to a different domain then libvirtd would
> +    crash. This is now fixed.
> +
> +  * Fix logic in setting COW flag on btrfs
> +
> +    When COW is not explicitly requested to be disabled or enabled, then
> +    libvirt should do nothing on non-BTRFS file systems.
> +
> +  * Avoid crash due to race in glib event loop code
> +
> +    Libvirt switched to glib event loop in 6.1.0 but it was also tickling a bug
> +    in glib code leading to the daemon crash. Libvirt way of calling glib was
> +    changed so the daemon crashes no more.
> +
> +  * virdevmapper: Handle kernel without device-mapper support
> +
> +    In the previous release, Libvirt dropped libdevmapper in favor of its own
> +    implementation. But the implementation did not handle kernels without
> +    device-mapper support. This is now fixed.
> +
>
>  v6.6.0 (2020-08-02)
>  ===================
> --
> 2.26.2
>

Reviewed-by: Neal Gompa <ngompa13 gmail com>


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