Weekly status #50

Weekly status for the week of the 28th of May to the 3rd of June 2018.


This past week was the release of LXC, LXD and LXCFS 3.0.1.

The rest of our time was spent on a number of tweak to the LXD snap, finally pushing out LXD 3.1 to all snap users as well as a wide variety of bugfixes to LXC and LXD.

On the feature front, good progress was made on the copy/move of local containers between storage pools as well as improvements to the proxy device in LXD.

Upcoming conferences and events

  • None confirmed at this time

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.

  • Local migration of containers between storage pools
  • Unix socket support for the proxy devicec
  • Rewrite of the LXC-to-LXD migration tool
  • Switching distribution building over to distrobuilder
  • Various kernel work
  • Stable release work for LXC, LXCFS and LXD

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.




  • Released LXCFS 3.0.1


  • 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.


  • Nothing to report this week


  • Reworked the startup code to fix a race condition
  • Updated lxd.migrate to properly stop any existing LXD bridges prior to migration
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