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Albatross - orchestrate and manage MirageOS unikernels with Solo5


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v1.4.2 (2022-02-04)

  • fix issues "use OCaml solo5-elftool instead of binary" where the compressed unikernel image was passed to the tool (if albatross-provision-request was used, and in albatross-daemon) (#101 by @palainp, fixed in #102 by @hannesm)

v1.4.1 (2022-01-31)

  • Debian packaging fix typo in lib_exec_dir (, #100 @dinosaure)

v1.4.0 (2022-01-28)

  • albatross-provision-ca: support signing of server certificates

  • use solo5-elftool (developed in OCaml) instead of binary, avoids solo5 dependency for albatross-client-* (#94 @reynir, fixes #93), removes jsonm dependency

  • albatross-influx: reconnect TCP to influx (telegraf) host (#97 @hannesm, fixes #69)

  • by default, do not print argv in unikernel_info (and pp_wire). only if the logging level is verbose (#96 @hannesm, fixes @92)

  • avoid file descriptor leak on Linux in albatross-stats when reading /proc//status (#99 @hannesm)

  • remove astring dependency (#99 @hannesm)

  • Debian packaging

    • install metadata and service scripts with 0644 permissions (@reynir)

    • postinst: do not use sudo (@reynir)

    • postinst: set ownerhip of /var/lib/albatross and /var/lib/albatross/block to $ALBATROSS_USER (@reynir)

    • postinst: create group and user only if they do not exist yet (@reynir)

    • install daemons into /usr/libexec/albatross to avoid accidental invocation (@hannesm #95, fixes #91)

    • add and NetworkManager-wait-online.service to dependencies of albatross_daemon to ensure bridges already exists (#98 @reynir, fixes #90)

v1.3.1 (2021-10-30)

  • Linux: install binaries into /usr/sbin, adjust systemd scripts (#89 by @reynir, fixed by @hannesm)

  • remove rresult dependency (@hannesm)

  • remove deprecated Fmt functions (@dinosaure)

v1.3.0 (2021-09-14)

  • provide arguments for public-key-type and bits, the default is now Ed25519 (used to be RSA) (@hannesm)

  • use happy-eyeballs for name resolution and connection setup (@hannesm)

  • converge albatross-client-* semantics (@hannesm)

  • Implement block_set and block_dump subcommands, also block_add is extended to include the block device data (@hannesm, inspired by @dinosaure)

  • Implement update subcommand for albatross-client-{local,bistro}, which (a) retrieves the digest of a running unikernel (b) looks up that hash on (a repository of reproducible built unikernels) (c) does a unikernel update (with same arguments and configuration) (@reynir @hannesm)

  • Debian and FreeBSD packaging via orb, available on (#80 @hannesm @reynir)

  • Linux: add albatross user and group, as done on FreeBSD (#79 #81 @dinosaure)

  • Fixes to README (#78 @yomimono)

v1.2.0 (2021-06-08)

  • linux packaging albatross_stat -> albatross_stats (#73 @smorimoto)

  • albatross_stats: report runtime in microseconds on linux (#74 @hannesm)

  • use metrics-rusage for albatross processes (to report host system usage) (#76 @hannesm)

  • remove albatross_log, instead log to stdandard output (#75 @hannesm)

v1.1.1 (2021-04-23)

  • upgrade to decompress 1.3 (#71 @dinosaure)

  • upgrade to x509 0.13.0 (#72 @hannesm)

v1.1.0 (2021-01-25)

  • fix and improve block device handling (#67 @hannesm)

  • unikernel_info now includes a SHA256 digest of the unikernel image (fixes #61, #64 @hannesm)

  • unikernel_get returns only the image, and a boolean value whether it is compressed or not (#64 @hannesm)

  • allow naming of block devices (#64 @hannesm) similar to network devices

  • albatrossd: wait 3 seconds between socket connection retries, default to 2 retries (previously was 0) (#64 @hannesm)

  • infer dbdir and tmpdir from uname before processing (#60 @hannesm)

  • statistics: adapt to FreeBSD 13 (#62 @sg2342)

  • use binaries with '-' instead of '_' in FreeBSD packaging (to be the same as on Linux)

  • extend PATH with /usr/local/bin and /usr/local/sbin in FreeBSD RC scripts, allowing solo5 utilities installed in PATH (#64 @hannesm)

  • use latest version of decompress (>= 1.2.0 #68 @dinosaure)

  • add test for ASN grammar (#65 @reynir)

v1.0.1 (2020-12-02)

  • Use the conf-libnl3 opam package on Linux (created by @reynir, #57 @hannesm)

  • Avoid using sysctl.h on Linux (#58 @reynir @kit-ty-kate)

v1.0.0 (2020-12-01)

Initial release


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