[sheepdog] [ANNOUNCE, CAUTION] sheepdog stable release v0.8.1_rc0

Hitoshi Mitake mitake.hitoshi at gmail.com
Sun Mar 16 16:01:32 CET 2014

At Sun, 16 Mar 2014 23:46:56 +0900,
Hitoshi Mitake wrote:
> Hi sheepdog users and developers,
> I released v0.8.1_rc0 of stable branch. You can download a source
> archive from these URLs:
> tar.gz: https://github.com/sheepdog/sheepdog/archive/v0.8.1_rc0.tar.gz
> zip: https://github.com/sheepdog/sheepdog/archive/v0.8.1_rc0.zip
> This update contains a bunch of important improvements related to
> packaging, logging, controling under heavy I/O, memory leaks, etc.
> I have to emphasis on the point that updating from v0.8.0 to
> v0.8.1_rc0 requires "-u" option, because it contains updating store
> format. Sorry for inconvenience but the format update is a necessary
> change for clusters which store many objects.
> If no one disagrees about this release candidate in 2 days, it will be
> v0.8.1 officially.

Sorry, I forgot to backport some important commits for updating the
store version. I'll release rc1 later.


> Below is a summary of commits:
> Hitoshi Mitake (9):
>       sheep: remove fd leak in vdi deletion process
>       Merge branch 'stable-0.8' of github.com:sheepdog/sheepdog into stable-0.8
>       rpm: make dependencies of zookeeper and fuse packages optional
>       deb: create deb package from raw source archive
>       sheep: cleaning vdi deletion process, round 2
>       sheep: use correct error code in rebae_vdi()
>       sheep: prevent starvation of "node kill" requests
>       dog: add a new option "-l" to node kill for killing local sheep process
>       dog: allow snapshot tags which begin with decimal number
> Liu Yuan (10):
>       tests/func: fix Copies output due to format change
>       sheep: fix some compile errors
>       sheep: fix vdi clone operation
>       lib/work: kill a possible memory leaker
>       sheep/recovery: don't recover object from stale dir with invalid epoch
>       sheepfs: disable http interface if http is not enabled
>       sheepfs: fix complie error when http isn't enabled
>       sheep/md: check oid more strictly in oid ieration
>       tests/func: add tests for object misplacement
>       sheep/plain_store: move displaced object from read/write operation
> MORITA Kazutaka (7):
>       sheep: save dw->finish_fd to local variable
>       ops: add NULL check of req->op
>       sheep: add helper function to make sure that req->data is string
>       tests/functional: fix valgrind test
>       recovery: fix buffer overflow of rinfo->oids
>       sheep: initialize object cache info
>       fec: fix buffer overrun
> Marcin Mirosław (1):
>       lib: Remove executable stack comming from sha1_ssse3.S
> Robin Dong (13):
>       lib: change xmalloc() to xvalloc() in sd_inode.c
>       sheep: go to panic if using unaligned memory in direct-io mode
>       sheep: fix error in sheepdog cluster recovery
>       lib: fix compiler error in logger.c
>       sheep: fix memory leak in _invert_mat()
>       sheep: fix memory leak in local_req_async_main()
>       sheepfs: add framework for http interface
>       sheepfs: implement the http interface of sheepfs by using libcurl
>       test: add test-case for http interface of sheepfs
>       sheepfs: add check for libcurl in configure.ac
>       sheepfs: add support for "rmdir" and "unlink"
>       tests/084: add sheepfs http rm test
>       sheep/http: check http driver in http_init()
> Yoshinori Matsuo (2):
>       add INFO level operation logging on each node.
>       sheep: changed end of auto-recovery message to notice
> Thanks,
> Hitoshi

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