LXCFS 6.0.1 LTS has been released


The LXCFS team is pleased to announce the release of LXCFS 6.0.1!

This is the first bugfix release for LXCFS 6.0 which is supported until June 2029.


Some of the highlights for this release are:

  • Support for running multiple instances of LXCFS (--runtime-dir)
  • Detect systems that has a Yama policy preventing reading process personalities

The full list of commits is available below:

Detailed changelog
  • github: add lxcfs live upgrade compatibility test
  • proc: checks system security policy before trying to get personalities
  • lxcfs/bindings: Refactor RUNTIME_PATH so that it can be overridden on startup
  • lxcfs/bindings: add a flag for overriding the runtime dir
  • github: update coverity test to use Ubuntu 22.04
  • README.md: add info about how to collect a core dump
  • github: add ISSUE_TEMPLATE.md
  • tests: Update for multiple runtime paths

Support and upgrade

The LXCFS 6.0 branch is supported until June 2029.
Only bugfixes and securitiy issues get included into the stable bugfix releases, so it’s always safe and recommended to keep up and run the latest bugfix release.


You mean 2029?

Yep, thanks, I fixed the typo!