[PATCH] NEWS: Mention fixes and improvements of BLOCK_THRESHOLD and TLS key tencryption

Peter Krempa posted 1 patch 1 week ago
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[PATCH] NEWS: Mention fixes and improvements of BLOCK_THRESHOLD and TLS key tencryption

Posted by Peter Krempa 1 week ago
Signed-off-by: Peter Krempa <pkrempa@redhat.com>
---
 NEWS.rst | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 20 insertions(+)

diff --git a/NEWS.rst b/NEWS.rst
index 8b53d21b8a..1e4c4df1d6 100644
--- a/NEWS.rst
+++ b/NEWS.rst
@@ -31,6 +31,16 @@ v6.6.0 (unreleased)
     Specifying a virtualHW version greater or equal to 7 (ESXi 4.0) will allow
     you to use up to 10 NICs instead of 4 as it was previously.

+  * qemu: Support encrypted TLS keys for NBD disks
+
+    The secret key used for disks can now be encrypted similarly to TLS keys
+    used for migration, chardev and others.
+
+  * qemu: VIR_DOMAIN_EVENT_ID_BLOCK_THRESHOLD can now be registered for <mirror>
+
+    The event can now be used also for block copy destinations by using the
+    index of the <mirror> image.
+
 * **Bug fixes**

   * virdevmapper: Don't use libdevmapper to obtain dependencies
@@ -40,6 +50,16 @@ v6.6.0 (unreleased)
     meant that libdevmapper opened ``/dev/mapper/control`` which wasn't closed
     and was leaked to QEMU. CVE-2020-14339

+  * qemu: Report correct index in VIR_DOMAIN_EVENT_ID_BLOCK_THRESHOLD
+
+    Starting from libvirt-5.10 with qemu-4.2 the
+    VIR_DOMAIN_EVENT_ID_BLOCK_THRESHOLD event would report incorrect device
+    index when reported for an image from the backing chain of a disk.
+
+  * qemu: Don't fail active layer block commit or block copy in certain cases
+
+    Starting from libvirt-6.5 an active layer block commit or a block copy could
+    fail if the same destination was used more than once.

 v6.5.0 (2020-07-03)
 ===================
-- 
2.26.2

Re: [PATCH] NEWS: Mention fixes and improvements of BLOCK_THRESHOLD and TLS key tencryption

Posted by Andrea Bolognani 1 week ago
On Thu, 2020-07-30 at 16:52 +0200, Peter Krempa wrote:
> +++ b/NEWS.rst
> +  * qemu: Support encrypted TLS keys for NBD disks
> +
> +    The secret key used for disks can now be encrypted similarly to TLS keys
> +    used for migration, chardev and others.
> +
> +  * qemu: VIR_DOMAIN_EVENT_ID_BLOCK_THRESHOLD can now be registered for <mirror>
> +
> +    The event can now be used also for block copy destinations by using the
> +    index of the <mirror> image.
> 
> +  * qemu: Report correct index in VIR_DOMAIN_EVENT_ID_BLOCK_THRESHOLD
> +
> +    Starting from libvirt-5.10 with qemu-4.2 the
> +    VIR_DOMAIN_EVENT_ID_BLOCK_THRESHOLD event would report incorrect device
> +    index when reported for an image from the backing chain of a disk.
> +
> +  * qemu: Don't fail active layer block commit or block copy in certain cases
> +
> +    Starting from libvirt-6.5 an active layer block commit or a block copy could
> +    fail if the same destination was used more than once.

Both 'VIR_DOMAIN_EVENT_ID_BLOCK_THRESHOLD' and '<mirror>' can be
enclosed in double backticks to provide nicer HTML rendering.

Also s/libvirt-/libvirt /g and /qemu-/QEMU /g.

With at least the latter addressed,

  Reviewed-by: Andrea Bolognani <abologna@redhat.com>

and safe for freeze.

Thanks for your help keeping the release notes useful!

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Andrea Bolognani / Red Hat / Virtualization