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authorNiels de Vos <ndevos@redhat.com>2016-08-22 13:37:59 +0200
committerNiels de Vos <ndevos@redhat.com>2016-08-22 14:02:25 +0200
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doc: release-notes for GlusterFS-3.8.3v3.8.3
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+# Release notes for Gluster 3.8.3
+
+This is a bugfix release. The [Release Notes for 3.8.0](3.8.0.md),
+[3.8.1](3.8.1.md) and [3.8.2](3.8.2.md) contain a listing of all the new
+features that were added and bugs fixed in the GlusterFS 3.8 stable release.
+
+## Out of Order release to address a severe usability regression
+
+Due to a major regression that was not caught and reported by any of the
+testing that has been performed, this release is done outside of the normal
+schedule.
+
+The main reason to release 3.8.3 earlier than planned is to fix [bug
+1366813](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1366813):
+
+> On restarting GlusterD or rebooting a GlusterFS server, only the bricks of
+> the first volume get started. The bricks of the remaining volumes are not
+> started. This is a regression caused by a change in GlusterFS-3.8.2.
+>
+> This regression breaks automatic start of volumes on rebooting servers, and
+> leaves the volumes inoperable. GlusterFS volumes could be left in an
+> inoperable state after upgrading to 3.8.2, as upgrading involves restarting
+> GlusterD.
+>
+> Users can forcefully start the remaining volumes, by doing running the
+> `gluster volume start <name> force` command.
+
+## Bugs addressed
+
+A total of 24 patches have been merged, addressing 21 bugs:
+
+- [#1357767](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1357767): Wrong XML output for Volume Options
+- [#1362540](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1362540): glfs_fini() crashes with SIGSEGV
+- [#1364382](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1364382): RFE:nfs-ganesha:prompt the nfs-ganesha disable cli to let user provide "yes or no" option
+- [#1365734](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1365734): Mem leak in meta_default_readv in meta xlators
+- [#1365742](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1365742): inode leak in brick process
+- [#1365756](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1365756): [SSL] : gluster v set help does not show ssl options
+- [#1365821](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1365821): IO ERROR when multiple graph switches
+- [#1365864](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1365864): gfapi: use const qualifier for glfs_*timens()
+- [#1365879](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1365879): [libgfchangelog]: If changelogs are not available for the requested time range, no proper error message
+- [#1366281](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1366281): glfs_truncate missing
+- [#1366440](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1366440): [AFR]: Files not available in the mount point after converting Distributed volume type to Replicated one.
+- [#1366482](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1366482): SAMBA-DHT : Crash seen while rename operations in cifs mount and windows access of share mount
+- [#1366489](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1366489): "heal info --xml" not showing the brick name of offline bricks.
+- [#1366813](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1366813): Second gluster volume is offline after daemon restart or server reboot
+- [#1367272](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1367272): [HC]: After bringing down and up of the bricks VM's are getting paused
+- [#1367297](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1367297): Error and warning messages related to xlator/features/snapview-client.so adding up to the client log on performing IO operations
+- [#1367363](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1367363): Log EEXIST errors at DEBUG level
+- [#1368053](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1368053): [geo-rep] Stopped geo-rep session gets started automatically once all the master nodes are upgraded
+- [#1368423](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1368423): core: use <sys/sysmacros.h> for makedev(3), major(3), minor(3)
+- [#1368738](https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1368738): gfapi-trunc test shouldn't be .t