LXD weekly status #41

Introduction

The highlight for this week is the release of LXD, LXC and LXCFS 3.0!
Those 3 releases are LTS releases and will be supported for the next 5 years.

The relevant release announcements can be found here:

We’d like to thank every one of our contributors who made this possible!

The rest of the week was spent tracking down and fixing bug reports, setting up CI and git branches for all the new stable branches, writing the release announcements and demos and releasing packages for all of the different releases.

Upcoming conferences and events

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

  • Released LXCFS 3.0

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

  • Uploaded lxcfs 3.0.0 to Ubuntu 18.04
  • Uploaded python3-lxc 3.0.0 to Ubuntu 18.04
  • Uploaded python3-lxc 3.0.1 to Ubuntu 18.04
  • Uploaded lxc-templates 3.0.0 to Ubuntu 18.04
  • Uploaded lxc 3.0.0 to Ubuntu 18.04
  • Uploaded lxd 3.0.0 to Ubuntu 18.04
  • Updated lxc in Ubuntu 18.04 to fix an upgrade issue
  • Updated all our PPAs to match

Snap

  • Synchronized packaging between the various branches
  • Created 3.0 track for the new LTS
  • Updated latest candidate channel to use the final 3.0 releases

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