Release notes for Gluster 6.7

This is a bugfix release. The release notes for 6.0, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5 and 6.6 contain a listing of all the new features that were added and bugs fixed in the GlusterFS 6 stable release.

NOTE: Tentative date for next minor release: Week of 29th February, 2020

Major changes, features and limitations addressed in this release

None

Major issues

We have come across a issue where the client undergoing IO crashes when a rebalance is running.

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1786983

Workaround: We can avoid this issue by stopping the IOs while running rebalance.

Fix: The fix is ready and will be a part of the next release 6.8 which is supposed to be out around 29th of February. https://review.gluster.org/#/c/glusterfs/+/23938/

Bugs addressed

Bugs addressed since release-6.6 are listed below.

  • #1739446: [Disperse] : Client side heal is not removing dirty flag for some of the files.
  • #1739449: Disperse volume : data corruption with ftruncate data in 4+2 config
  • #1739450: Open fd heal should filter O_APPEND/O_EXCL
  • #1749625: [GlusterFS 6.1] GlusterFS brick process crash
  • #1766425: cgroup control-cpu-load.sh script not working
  • #1768726: Memory leak in glusterfsd process
  • #1770100: [geo-rep]: Geo-rep goes FAULTY with OSError
  • #1771842: [CENTOS 6] Geo-replication session not starting after creation
  • #1778182: glusterfsd crashed with "'MemoryError' Cannot access memory at address"
  • #1782495: GlusterFS brick process crash
  • #1784796: tests/00-geo-rep/00-georep-verify-non-root-setup.t fail on freshly installed builder