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LXC 2.0.4 release announcement

This is the fourth bugfix release for LXC 2.0.

The main bugfixes in this release are:

  • core: Add a prefix to the lxc.pc
  • core: Add flag in mount_entry to skip NODEV in case of a persistent dev entry
  • core: Add missing cgroup namespace to ns_info struct
  • core: attach: setns instead of unshare in lxc-attach
  • core: bdev: Add subdirectories to search path
  • core: bdev: Be smarter about btrfs subvolume detection
  • core: cgfsng: Don't pre-calculate path
  • core: cgfsng: Fix is_lxcfs() and is_cgroupfs()
  • core: cgroups: Move cgroup files to common subfolder
  • core: conf: Set pty_info to NULL after free
  • core: Detect if we should send SIGRTMIN+3
  • core: Replace readdir_r() with readdir()
  • core: Set up MTU for vlan-type interfaces.
  • core: tools, tests: Reorganize repo
  • c/r: Add support for CRIU's --action-script
  • c/r: Add support for ghost-limit in CRIU
  • c/r: Drop in-flight connections during CRIU dump
  • c/r: Initialize migrate_opts properly
  • c/r: Make local function static
  • c/r: Replace tmpnam() with mkstemp()
  • c/r: Store criu version
  • c/r: Use PRIu64 format specifier
  • doc: Fix typo found by lintian
  • doc: Update Japanese lxc-attach(1)
  • doc: Update lxc-attach(1)
  • lxc-attach: Add -f option (rcfile)
  • lxc-attach: Cleanup whitespaces
  • lxc-create: Add missing newline in output
  • lxc-ls: Use correct runtime path
  • templates: alpine: Add support for new arch
  • templates: alpine: Mount tmpfs under /run
  • templates: debian: Add more quotes to variables (at least $rootfs should now be covered)
  • templates: debian: Avoid noisy perl warnings caused by missing locales
  • templates: debian: fix regression when creating wheezy containers
  • templates: debian: Make shellcheck (Ubuntu: 0.3.7-5 amd64) most possible happy
  • tests: Add unit tests for lxc_string_in_array()
  • tests: Add unit tests for lxc_string_replace()


The release tarballs may be found on our download page and we expect most distributions
will very soon ship a packaged version of LXC 2.0.4.

Should you be interested in individual changes or just looking at the detailed development history,
our stable branch is on GitHub.