lizardfs v3.13.0-rc3 Release Notes

Release Date: 2020-08-24 // almost 4 years ago
  • Dear Users,

    ๐Ÿš€ 3.13-rc3 (release candidate) is officially out!

    What's new

    ๐Ÿš€ Updated packaging for current releases of popular distributions:

    • Debian 10.4
    • Ubuntu 20.04
    • CentOS 8

    Known issues by severity

    grave

    • โฌ†๏ธ upgrading from 3.12 to 3.13 can potentially lose EC chunks

    major

    • ๐Ÿ‘€ seekdir/telldir does not work properly, especially seekdir with negative offsets
    • chunk replicated onto a drive that fails during a write operation can end up in limbo state (undergoal) until chunkserver is restarted

    minor

    • ๐Ÿ“ฆ uRaft package is not integrated yet (not ready for use)
    • โœ… Ganesha has not been tested yet
    • chunk rebalancing behavior is flaky (is some scenarios it takes more time than it should)

    Future plans

    LizardFS team plans for two more rc versions before an actual 3.13 release:

    • rc4 - fix all known grave and major issues
    • rc5 - integration of uRaft and Ganesha

Previous changes from v3.13.0-rc2

  • Dear Users,

    ๐Ÿš€ 3.13.0-rc2 (release candidate) is officially out!

    ๐Ÿ›  2 major bugs fixed:

    ๐Ÿ›  Minor fixes and features:

    • ๐Ÿ”ง Changing configuration paths from /etc/mfs/ to /etc/lizardfs/ (#456)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixing autofs mounts (#731)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix for not honored ACL (#816)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed build for 32-build mfsmount3
    • โœ… Replacing fixed version of Google Test and spdlog with newest available version (#774)
    • ๐Ÿ‘ท Making DebHelper able to use multiple parallel jobs
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix incorrect number of files/directories with specified goal (#723)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixing compilation of the Wireshark plugin
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed lizardfs-uraft deb package (#719)
    • โž• Added missing header to make LizardFS compilable again (#655)
    • โš  Clearing up compilation compilation warnings
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixing debug info
    • โž• Adding code documentation

    Cheers,
    LizardFS Team