Fedora 18 Update: libguestfs-1.20.5-1.fc18

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Fedora Update Notification
2013-04-01 02:40:36

Name        : libguestfs
Product     : Fedora 18
Version     : 1.20.5
Release     : 1.fc18
URL         : http://libguestfs.org/
Summary     : Access and modify virtual machine disk images
Description :
Libguestfs is a library for accessing and modifying guest disk images.
Amongst the things this is good for: making batch configuration
changes to guests, getting disk used/free statistics (see also:
virt-df), migrating between virtualization systems (see also:
virt-p2v), performing partial backups, performing partial guest
clones, cloning guests and changing registry/UUID/hostname info, and
much else besides.

Libguestfs uses Linux kernel and qemu code, and can access any type of
guest filesystem that Linux and qemu can, including but not limited
to: ext2/3/4, btrfs, FAT and NTFS, LVM, many different disk partition
schemes, qcow, qcow2, vmdk.

Libguestfs provides ways to enumerate guest storage (eg. partitions,
LVs, what filesystem is in each LV, etc.).  It can also run commands
in the context of the guest.

Libguestfs is a library that can be linked with C and C++ management

For high level virt tools, guestfish (shell scripting and command line
access), and guestmount (mount guest filesystems using FUSE), install

For shell scripting and command line access, install 'guestfish'.

To mount guest filesystems on the host using FUSE, install

For Erlang bindings, install 'erlang-libguestfs'.

For GObject bindings and GObject Introspection, install

For Java bindings, install 'libguestfs-java-devel'.

For Lua bindings, install 'lua-guestfs'

For OCaml bindings, install 'ocaml-libguestfs-devel'.

For Perl bindings, install 'perl-Sys-Guestfs'.

For PHP bindings, install 'php-libguestfs'.

For Python bindings, install 'python-libguestfs'.

For Ruby bindings, install 'ruby-libguestfs'.

Update Information:

New upstream stable branch version 1.20.5.

* Sun Mar 31 2013 Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> - 1:1.20.5-1
- New upstream stable branch version 1.20.5.
- Remove ruby vendor patch.
- Set INSTALLDIRS=vendor on both make and make install rules.
* Wed Mar 13 2013 Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> - 1:1.20.4-1
- New upstream stable branch version 1.20.4.
* Tue Mar  5 2013 Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> - 1:1.20.3-1
- New upstream stable branch version 1.20.3.
* Fri Feb 15 2013 Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> - 1:1.20.2-4
- Disable xfs_growfs test because xfs is broken on F18 (see RHBZ#909602).
- Disable virt-make-fs using btrfs (because of RHBZ#863978).
- Depend on openjdk instead of GCJ-based java.
- Add libguestfs-gobject-1.0.pc.
- Add explicit dependency on libcap, needed by the appliance.
* Thu Feb 14 2013 Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> - 1:1.20.2-2
- New upstream stable branch version 1.20.2.
* Fri Jan 18 2013 Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> - 1:1.20.1-3
- Bump and rebuild.
* Thu Dec 20 2012 Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> - 1:1.20.1-2
- New upstream stable branch version 1.20.1.
- Remove all RHEL-specific hacks since I've now branched RHEL 7.
- Add BR yajl-devel (RHBZ#887812).
* Mon Dec 17 2012 Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> - 1:1.20.0-2
- Use 'make check -k' so we get to see all test failures at once.
- For RHEL 7:
  * Do not depend on perl(Expect) (only needed to test virt-rescue).
  * Depend on /usr/bin/qemu-img instead of qemu-img package, since the
    package name (but not the binary) is different in RHEL 7.
  * Add workaround for libvirt/KVM bug RHBZ#878406.
  * Do not depend on libvirt-daemon-qemu.
  * Do not depend on libldm (not yet in RHEL 7: RHBZ#887894).
* Thu Dec 13 2012 Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> - 1:1.20.0-1
- New upstream version 1.20.0.
- New source URL for this branch.
- Reconcile upstream packagelist, BRs and Requires lists.
- Requires newest SELinux policy so that SVirt works.
- Fix patch 2.  Actually, remove and replace with a small script.

  [ 1 ] Bug #928995 - file on zero-sized file now produces "empty " instead of "empty"
  [ 2 ] Bug #921292 - qemu: could not open disk image /tmp/.../snapshot1: Permission denied
  [ 3 ] Bug #921040 - "error: external command failed, see earlier error messages" message needs to change

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update libguestfs' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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