LXD Weekly Status #16

Stéphane Graber

on 25 September 2017

This originally appeared at LinuxContainers

Weekly status for the week of the 18th to the 24th of September 2017.

Introduction

The main highlight of this week was the release of LXD 2.18.

We’ve otherwise been busy tracking down and fixing a number of issues, extended the user-agent string that LXD uses when talking to our image server and been working on a number of fixes for LXC 2.1.

We’re also making good progress on the stable release branches and hope to get to tag a number of stable bugfix releases next week.

Upcoming conferences and events

  • Open Source Summit Europe (Prague, October 2017)
  • Linux Piter 2017 (St. Petersburg – November 2017)

Ongoing projects

The list below is feature or refactoring work which will span several weeks/months and can’t be tied directly to a single Github issue or pull request.

Upstream changes

The items listed below are highlights of the work which happened upstream over the past week and which will be included in the next release.

LXD

LXC

LXCFS

  • Nothing to report

Distribution work

This section is used to track the work done in downstream Linux distributions to ship the latest LXC, LXD and LXCFS as well as work to get various software to work properly inside containers.

Ubuntu

Snap

  • Improved modprobe handling.
  • Fixed a lxcfs setup issue causing lxcfs to fail for nested containers.

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