Wednesday, August 16, 2017

GlusterFS 3.8.15 is available, likely the last 3.8 update

The next Long-Term-Maintenance release for Gluster is around the corner. Once GlusterFS-3.12 is available, the oldest maintained version (3.8) will be retired and no maintenance updates are planned. With this last update to GlusterFS-3.8 a few more bugs have been fixed.

Packages for this release will become available for the different distributions and their versions listed on the community packages page.

Release notes for Gluster 3.8.15

This is a bugfix release. The Release Notes for 3.8.0, 3.8.1, 3.8.2, 3.8.3, 3.8.4, 3.8.5, 3.8.6, 3.8.7, 3.8.8, 3.8.9, 3.8.10, 3.8.11, 3.8.12, 3.8.13 and 3.8.14 contain a listing of all the new features that were added and bugs fixed in the GlusterFS 3.8 stable release.

End Of Life Notice

This is most likely the last bugfix release for the GlusterFS 3.8 Long-Term-Support version. GlusterFS 3.12 is planned to be released at the end of August 2017 and will be the next Long-Term-Support version. It is highly recommended to upgrade any Gluster 3.8 environment to either the 3.10 or 3.12 release. More details about the different Long-Term-Support versions can be found on the release schedule.

Bugs addressed

A total of 4 patches have been merged, addressing 4 bugs:
  • #1470495: gluster volume status --xml fails when there are 100 volumes
  • #1471613: metadata heal not happening despite having an active sink
  • #1480193: Running sysbench on vm disk from plain distribute gluster volume causes disk corruption
  • #1481398: libgfapi: memory leak in glfs_h_acl_get
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