Release notes for Gluster 5.8

This is a bugfix release. The release notes for 5.0, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.5, and 5.6 contains a listing of all the new features that were added and bugs fixed in the GlusterFS 5 stable release.

NOTE: The 5.7 is dead by release due to #1728988 The packages weren't released. Please use 5.8. Next minor release tentative date: Week of 10th August, 2019

Major changes, features and limitations addressed in this release

None

Major issues

A issue that was blocking the build was addressed #1728988

Bugs addressed

Bugs addressed since release-5.6 are listed below.

  • #1717282: ec ignores lock contention notifications for partially acquired locks
  • #1629877: GlusterFS can be improved (clone for Gluster-5)
  • #1695399: With parallel-readdir enabled, deleting a directory containing stale linkto files fails with "Directory not empty"
  • #1699500: fix truncate lock to cover the write in tuncate clean
  • #1699736: Fops hang when inodelk fails on the first fop
  • #1707198: VM stuck in a shutdown because of a pending fuse request

  • #1720634: Upcall: Avoid sending upcalls for invalid Inode

  • #1720636: Ganesha-gfapi logs are flooded with error messages related to "gf_uuid_is_null(gfid)) [Invalid argument]" when lookups are running from multiple clients
  • #1721106: Failed to create volume which transport_type is "tcp,rdma"
  • #1728988: release-5.7 glupy is not getting built during packaging.