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Release notes for Gluster 9.5

Release date: 1st-Feb-2021

This is a bugfix and improvement release. The release notes for 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4 contain a listing of all the new features that were added and bugs fixed in the GlusterFS 9 stable release.

NOTE:

  • Next minor release tentative date: Week of 20th Aug, 2022 (As published in the Gluster Community Meeting, Release 9 will release updates every 6 months now on)

  • Users are highly encouraged to upgrade to newer releases of GlusterFS.

Important fixes in this release

  • Fix rebalance of sparse files (https://github.com/gluster/glusterfs/issues/2317)
  • Fix anomalous brick offline scenario on non rebooted node by preventing bricks from connecting to a backup volfile (https://github.com/gluster/glusterfs/issues/2480)

Builds are available at -

https://download.gluster.org/pub/gluster/glusterfs/9/9.5/

Issues addressed in this release

  • #2317 Fix rebalance of sparse files
  • #2414 Prefer mallinfo2() to mallinfo() if available
  • #2467 Handle failure in fuse to get gids gracefully
  • #2480 Prevent bricks from connecting to a backup volfile and fix brick offline scenario on non rebooted node
  • #2846 Avoid redundant logs in glusterd at info level
  • #2903 Fix worker disconnect due to AttributeError in geo-replication
  • #2939 Remove the deprecated commands from gluster man page