Weekly status for the week of the 2nd to the 8th of October 2017.
After everyone got back home from New York City, we got back to work on LXD, LXC and LXCFS.
On the LXD front, other than a large amount of bugfixes, we’ve made our online documentation available through Read The Docs. It can be found here: https://lxd.readthedocs.io
We’ve also been designing and implementing a new API to retrieve an overview of system resources (CPU and RAM) and storage pool resources (disk space and inodes). This should make it easier to interact with a remote LXD daemon sitting on an unknown physical server.
On the LXC side, a new template to generate OCI based application containers has been included. And we’ve otherwise been fixing some of the bugs reported after the LXC 2.1 release.
The other main focus across all projects has been preparing the stable branches so that we can finally release bugfix releases for all the various branches of LXC, LXD and LXCFS. The branches are all now ready and we’re doing some testing on them before releasing. A call for testing is available here.
Lastly, we’re excited to announce that we’ll be running the containers devroom at FOSDEM 2018. More details to come soon.
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.
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.
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.
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