LXD weekly status #40

Introduction

This week we released another LXD beta and two LXC betas.
We also made good progress replacing the command line parser in LXD, finishing the port of the lxd command line tool with only lxc left to port at this point.

Remote copy and move of storage volume was completed and merged in LXD, as was the addition of a new lifecycle event class and a number of improvements to the clustering code.

We’re expecting the final release of all projects to happen this week, with components getting tagged as they’re considered ready. Release announcements will be published as we finish writing them.

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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.

  • Porting to new command line parser
  • Various kernel work
  • Stable release work for LXC, LXCFS and LXD

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 this week

Distrobuilder

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

  • LXD 3.0.0~beta6-0ubuntu1 was uploaded, following the upstream release.
  • LXC 3.0.0~beta2-0ubuntu1 was uploaded, following the upstream release.
  • LXC 3.0.0~beta3-0ubuntu1 was uploaded, following the upstream release.

Snap

  • Updated for newer sqlite version.
  • The beta channel was updated to LXD 3.0.0.beta6.

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