We are happy to announce the release of Bcfg2 1.3.6. It is available for download at:
This is primarily a bugfix release.
Fix python 2.4 compatibility
Fix stale lockfile detection and behavior
Reporting: fix filter urls
Fix client protocol option handling
YUM: Add options to enable and disable Yum plugins
Packages: add name to sources
Reporting: better exception handling
Various interrupt handling fixes
Fix client decision whitelist/blacklist handling
Fix database OPTIONS parsing
This change requires you to set the options value of the [database section in bcfg2.conf to the literal value which is passed through to the django OPTIONS setting.
SYSV: change instances of simplename to simplefile
Previous configurations can be updated using the migration tool.
Authentication: Reject passwd auth, if authentication is set to “cert”
Server/Core: drop privileges even if not running as daemon
Packages/Yum.py: Fix dependency resolution logic
Handle filesystem secontexts properly for contextless filesystems
Special thanks to the following contributors for this release: Michael Fenn, Matt Kemp, Alexander Sulfrian, Jonathan Billings, Ross Smith.