[PATCH] NEWS: Mention fix for exec-restart of virtlo(g|ck)d and 'object_add' improvements

Peter Krempa posted 1 patch 2 weeks ago
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[PATCH] NEWS: Mention fix for exec-restart of virtlo(g|ck)d and 'object_add' improvements

Posted by Peter Krempa 2 weeks ago
Mention that libvirt-7.2 will be needed to do stuff that executes
'object-add'/'object-del' QMP commands with the upcoming qemu-6.0 and
that exec-restart of virtlockd and virtlogd was fixed.

Signed-off-by: Peter Krempa <pkrempa@redhat.com>
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 NEWS.rst | 12 ++++++++++++
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diff --git a/NEWS.rst b/NEWS.rst
index 2142cbd21e..1c4186917e 100644
--- a/NEWS.rst
+++ b/NEWS.rst
@@ -35,8 +35,20 @@ v7.2.0 (unreleased)

 * **Improvements**

+  * qemu: Compatibility with ``qemu-6.0`` for certain hot-(un)-plug operations
+
+    Libvirt ``7.2.0`` is required for compatibility with the upcoming
+    ``qemu-6.0`` release for hotplug and hotunplug of certain devices and
+    helpers, such as iothreads, chardevs, RNG devices, disks with secret, ...
+
 * **Bug fixes**

+  * virtlogd|virtlockd: Fixed crash when upgrading the daemons in-place
+
+    A bug preventing the in-place upgrade of ``virtlogd`` and ``virtlockd``
+    daemons was fixed, so they can again be upgraded without dropping the log
+    file descriptors or locks on files.
+

 v7.1.0 (2021-03-01)
 ===================
-- 
2.29.2

Re: [PATCH] NEWS: Mention fix for exec-restart of virtlo(g|ck)d and 'object_add' improvements

Posted by Andrea Bolognani 2 weeks ago
On Tue, 2021-03-30 at 10:32 +0200, Peter Krempa wrote:
>  * **Improvements**
> 
> +  * qemu: Compatibility with ``qemu-6.0`` for certain hot-(un)-plug operations
> +
> +    Libvirt ``7.2.0`` is required for compatibility with the upcoming
> +    ``qemu-6.0`` release for hotplug and hotunplug of certain devices and
> +    helpers, such as iothreads, chardevs, RNG devices, disks with secret, ...

s/``qemu-6.0``/QEMU 6.0/g
s/``7.2.0``/7.2.0/

Thank you for keeping the release notes up to date and useful!

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

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