[openstack-dev] RFC: Potential to increase min required libvirt version to 0.9.8 ?

Robert Collins robertc at robertcollins.net
Wed Nov 20 03:33:22 UTC 2013

On 20 November 2013 08:02, Daniel P. Berrange <berrange at redhat.com> wrote:
> Currently the Nova libvirt driver is declaring that it wants a minimum
> of libvirt 0.9.6.
> If there are other distros I've missed which expect to support deployment
> of Icehouse please add them to this list. Hopefully there won't be any
> with libvirt software older than Ubuntu 12.04 LTS....
> The reason I'm asking this now, is that we're working to make the libvirt
> python module a separate tar.gz that can build with multiple libvirt
> versions, and I need to decide how ancient a libvirt we should support
> for it.


The Ubuntu cloud archive
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ServerTeam/CloudArchive is how OpenStack is
delivered by Canonical for Ubuntu LTS users. So I think you can go
with e.g. 0.9.11 or even 0.9.12 depending on what the Suse folk say.


Robert Collins <rbtcollins at hp.com>
Distinguished Technologist
HP Converged Cloud

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