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Release notes for Gluster 7.1

This is a bugfix release. The release notes for 7.0 contains a listing of all the new features that were added and bugs fixed in the GlusterFS 7 stable release.

NOTE: Next minor release tentative date: Week of 20th Jan, 2020

Major changes, features and limitations addressed in this release


Major issues




Following parameters will be added to GlusterFS volume share section (if not present) in smb.conf when user.smb or user.cifs option is set on a volume:

kernel share modes = no

Following parameters will NOT be added to GlusterFS volume share section(if not present) in smb.conf when user.smb or user.cifs option is set on a volume:

guest ok = yes

Bugs addressed

Bugs addressed since release-7.0 are listed below.

  • #1760356: packaging: remove leftover bd cruft in rpm
  • #1760699: glustershd can not decide heald_sinks, and skip repair, so some entries lingering in volume heal info
  • #1760791: afr: support split-brain CLI for replica 3
  • #1761910: Rebalance causing IO Error - File descriptor in bad state
  • #1764003: [Upgrade] Config files are not upgraded to new version
  • #1764007: geo-replication sessions going faulty
  • #1764015: geo-rep syncing significantly behind and also only one of the directories are synced with tracebacks seen
  • #1764023: geo-rep: Changelog archive file format is incorrect
  • #1764026: tests/geo-rep: Add test case to validate non-root geo-replication setup
  • #1764028: [geo-rep] sync_method showing rsync instead of tarssh post in-service upgrade
  • #1764030: [GSS] geo-rep entering into faulty state with OSError: [Errno 13] Permission denied
  • #1765431: test: fix non-root geo-rep test case
  • #1766424: cgroup script not working
  • #1768742: Memory leak in glusterfsd process
  • #1768760: tests/bugs/shard/unlinks-and-renames.t fails on RHEL8
  • #1769315: Rebalance is causing glusterfs crash on client node
  • #1769320: Spurious failure tests/bugs/replicate/bug-1734370-entry-heal-restore-time.t
  • #1771840: [CENTOS 6] Geo-replication session not starting after creation
  • #1775495: [GNFS] showmout -a cause gnfs crash
  • #1777769: auth-allow of IPv4 address doesn't take netmask into consideration
  • #1778175: glusterfsd crashed with "'MemoryError' Cannot access memory at address"
  • #1781483: Remove guest access by default for GlusterFS volume SMB shares added by hook scripts
  • #1781486: gluster-smb:glusto-test access gluster by cifs test write report Device or resource busy
  • #1782826: event_slot_alloc not able to return index after reach slot_used count to 1024
  • #1783227: GlusterFS brick process crash
  • #1783858: Heal Info is hung when I/O is in progress on a gluster block volume
  • #1784790: tests/00-geo-rep/00-georep-verify-non-root-setup.t fail on freshly installed builder
  • #1785228: Windows client fails to copy large file to GlusterFS volume share with fruit and streams_xattr VFS modules via Samba
  • #1785493: READDIRP incorrectly updates posix-acl inode ctx