Weekly status #272


Weekly status for the week of the 17th October to the 23rd October.

Introduction

This past week has been a bug fix week as some of the LXD team have been away at a planning meeting.

Additionally @stgraber has added a video covering the LXD projects feature:

Improvements:

  • Added WSL support to the dnsmasq AppArmor profile.

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed an issue that prevented filtering images by architecture when using lxc image list by expanding filtering to consider image entity fields as well as the their properties map.
  • Fixed regression in ovn NIC that prevented using ipv{n}.routes* settings when the network doesn’t have DHCP enabled.
  • Fixed an issue with the recently added duplicate instance DNS name checks by relaxing the check to not take effect if the parent network has dns.mode=none or if the conflicting instance NIC uses a different vlan setting. As in these cases these instance names do not cause a DNS conflict.
  • Fixed an issue where core.shutdown_timeout setting was not respected when initiating lxd shutdown.

LXD

YouTube videos

The LXD team is running a YouTube channel with live streams covering LXD releases and weekly videos on different aspects of LXD. You may want to give it a watch and/or subscribe for more content in the coming weeks.

Contribute to LXD

Ever wanted to contribute to LXD but not sure where to start?
We’ve recently gone through some effort to properly tag issues suitable for new contributors on Github: Easy issues for new contributors

Upcoming events

  • Nothing planned currently.

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.

  • Stable release work for LXC, LXCFS and LXD
  • Dqlite disk-only operation mode

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

  • Nothing to report this week

LXCFS

  • Nothing to report this week

Distrobuilder

  • Nothing to report this week

Dqlite (RAFT library)

Dqlite (database)

Dqlite (Go bindings)

  • Nothing to report this week

LXD Charm

  • Nothing to report this week

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

  • Nothing to report this week

Snap

  • Nothing to report this week
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