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

Tom Fifield tom at openstack.org
Wed Nov 20 03:50:03 UTC 2013

On 20/11/13 14:33, Robert Collins wrote:
> 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.
> Fantastic!!!
> 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.

Just confirming that the documentation for Ubuntu sets users up with the 
Cloud Archive. In Havana, Libvirt is 1.1.1 and qemu is 1.5.0. I've added 
a row to the table.



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