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Revision as of 13:26, 21 August 2017

This page contains all the changelogs for all the released CRIU versions. This is mostly useful for doing a search.

Contents

v. 3.4

Tarball: criu-3.4.tar.bz2
Version: 3.4 "Cobalt Swan"
Released: 21 Aug 2017
GIT tag: v3.4

New features

  • Support for s390x architecture

Improvements

  • Unexpected death of restored tasks is reported with more details in logs
  • Merged many images containing info about files into one big files.img
  • When helper utility fails (ip, iptables, tar) its name is printed in logs

Bugfixes

  • Compilation failed on newer glibcs (ucontext_t)
  • Dying helper task could deadlock the restore process
  • Install-related makefile variables weren't configurable for distro build
  • SIT (ipv6-to-v4 tunnel) presence on host blocked dump of any containers
  • Potential NULL dereference when dumping net namespace
  • Dump via page server might not work across different criu versions
  • Failure to restore a subtask could be ignored by the restore command
  • EOF on page-server socket wasn't handled


v. 3.3

Tarball: criu-3.3.tar.bz2
Version: 3.3 "Crystal Pelican"
Released: 18 Jul 2017
GIT tag: v3.3

New features

Bugfixes

  • CRIU didn't compile with glibcs w/o the definition of SIGUNUSED
  • Restoring files could race on 64bits
  • Restoring a mount in user-namespace could result in broken flags
  • C/R on nodes with unified cgroup hierarchy hanged (#252)
  • Dumping a character device could crash (detected by ASAN)
  • Dumping of tasks with shmem implemented as tmpfs file could fail if the shmem was huge (#230)


v. 3.2.1

Tarball: criu-3.2.1.tar.bz2
Version: 3.2.1 "Tin Hoopoe"
Released: 28 Jun 2017
GIT tag: v3.2.1

Bugfixes

  • Restoring a stack fails on recent kernels due to kernel changes #322
  • Restoring on a host with LSM profiles failed #323


v. 3.2

Tarball: criu-3.2.tar.bz2
Version: 3.2 "Tin Hoopoe"
Released: 19 Jun 2017
GIT tag: v3.2

Optimizations/improvements

  • Invisible files restore is de-serialized
  • VMAs restore performance is improved significantly
    • Mappings of the same file re-use the descriptor, not re-open it every time
    • Not-COW-ed mappings are restored in-place and are not mremmap()ed
    • Empty RO mappings are mmap()ed as such and thus not re-mprotect()ed at the end
  • More verbosity in case TCP locking fails (#292)
  • More verbosity in case VDSO magic mismatch
  • Restore or legacy epoll target descriptors and fsnotify marks is unified with common case

Bugfixes

  • Restoring fanotify marks from old images (<1.3) dropped the mark
  • Binfmt_misc mount could be mounted into wrong place
  • Compilation failed with gcc 6.3.0 (#315)
  • Waiting helpers could race with sigchild handler and would result in restore failure
  • Missing VVAR page in 32bit tasks wasn't skipped and resulted in restore failure
  • After restore consumption of files is increased (was fixed as side effect of mmap optimization)

Deprecation/Removal

  • Deprecated separate images for fsnotify marks


v. 3.1

Tarball: criu-3.1.tar.bz2
Version: 3.1 "Graphene Swift"
Released: 22 May 2017
GIT tag: v3.1

New features

  • Each boolean option now has the --no-$option pair
  • RSS explorer in CRIT
  • Multiple plugins in compel
  • Run-time check of 32-mmap BUG on x86
  • C/R of
    • 32-bit futex robust list on x86

Optimizations/improvements

  • Start time is improved significantly with kerndat cache
  • Sigaction image is merged into Core
  • Unneeded stages are skipped during restore
  • Restore w/o namespaces uses host /proc
  • Restore w/o namespaces doesn't parse host mounts (not needed)
  • Single-threaded tasks do not parse /proc/pid/task/ in vain
  • BFD engine is used for more /proc files
  • More verbosity in libsoccr
  • Fsnotify dump w/o namespaces doesn't walk mounts tree

Bugfixes

  • Python bindings left zombie in self-dump mode
  • The last_pid sys-control was reset by restore
  • Threads caps were compared with mistake
  • make install put crit/pycriu to wrong place if DESTDIR was not set (#309)
  • Fsnotifies C/R w/o namespaces restored with errors
  • Inherited control terminal restore was failed (but dump succeeded)


v. 3.0

Tarball: criu-3.0.tar.bz2
Version: 3.0 "Basalt Wagtail"
Released: 24 Apr 2017
GIT tag: v3.0

New features

Optimizations/improvements

  • SysVIPC shmem segments are now dumped as any other shmem (taking holes into account and sitting in common memory dumps)
  • CRIT show
    • decodes socket's states and types and task's states into strings
    • prints unix sockets names in more human-readable form

Bugfixes

  • Unix sockets' names appeared in logs with mistakes
  • Contents of SysVIPC shmem segments was dumped twice
  • Dumping of any memory segment more than 4Gigs failed
  • Migration of unaligned SysvSHM segment on Armv7 failed

Deprecation/removal


v. 2.12.1

Tarball: criu-2.12.1.tar.bz2
Version: 2.12.1
Released: 27 Mar 2017
GIT tag: v2.12.1

Fixes

  • Content for external bind mounts was erroneously dumped, which could lead to dump failures or huuuge images
  • Unneeded collection of host mounts on restore could cause restore to fail


v. 2.12

Tarball: criu-2.12.tar.bz2
Version: 2.12 "Vulcanite Rook"
Released: 8 Mar 2017
GIT tag: v2.12

New features

  • C/R of
    • external TTYs (for Docker C/R)

Optimizations/improvements

  • Sanitized the way the -v works

Fixes

  • Checking features via RPC crashed
  • Resting pipes in user-namespaces could fail on modern kernels
  • Shutdown state for UNIX sockets could be lost on restore
  • Dump of huge (over 2Gb) SysV shmem segments didn't work


v. 2.11.1

Tarball: criu-2.11.1.tar.bz2
Version: 2.11.1
Released: 17 Feb 2017
GIT tag: v2.11.1

Fixes

  • Page server start via RPC was broken
  • Fedora build didn't work
  • Ppc64LE restorer switch crashed


v. 2.11

Tarball: criu-2.11.tar.bz2
Version: 2.11 "Acrylic Bullfinch"
Released: 13 Feb 2017
GIT tag: v2.11

New features

Optimizations/improvements

  • More strict checks for extra CLI options
  • Report errors when probing locks
  • Restorer logs now contain timestamps

Fixes

  • Regression: v2.10 was broken on ARM
  • Use-after-free when restoring ghost directory
  • Array out-of-bound access when restoring VETH device
  • Page server exit code could be screwed up
  • Clang over-optimized string.h routines resulting in random crashes
  • Parasite failed to send FDs via socket on Alpine Linux
  • Restore of huge file tables could get stuck
  • Restore of epoll in epoll could fail
  • Errno value could be lost when reporting failure to restore invisible files
  • Dump of sched params didn't work on Alpine
  • Restore of huge memory dumps (over 2G) failed
  • Installation guessed /lib vs /lib64 with errors
  • Migration between xsave and noxsave didn't work for wrong cpu feature being checked


v. 2.10

Tarball: criu-2.10.tar.bz2
Version: 2.10 "Brass Waxwing"
Released: 16 Jan 2017
GIT tag: v2.10

New features

Optimizations/improvements

  • Logs cleaned up (removed bunch of useless, fixed '\n' in perrors)
  • Action scripts errors are printed in logs
  • Removed several iovec-s copying over the pagemap code
  • Restore degraded linearly on Xen guests. Breakpoints disabled until solution

Fixes

  • Py bindings fault on restore error delivery
  • Fd leaked on file restore error path
  • Fd leaked when restoring invisible files (gets closed with criu exit though)
  • Link remap restore could fail on kernels 4.8 and higher
  • Impossible to restore after restore error with link remap file in images
  • When going daemon a descriptor could be leaked
  • Custom setting of mmap_min_addr could make restore to fail
  • Sending pages over UNIX socket could race and fail with EAGAIN
  • Error getting ID of /proc/pid/ns/foo link not propagated and could result in bogus NS ID generated


v. 2.9

Tarball: criu-2.9.tar.bz2
Version: 2.9 "Silk Tit"
Released: 12 Dec 2016
GIT tag: v2.9

New features

  • CRIU can now be built with clang on all supported architectures
  • Ignore missing sysctls on restore with --weak-sysctl
  • C/R overmounted mountpoints

Optimizations/improvements

  • Batch restore of memory contents from pages.img files
  • Link-remap type for invisible files is explicit in images
  • Man page for CRIT

Fixes

  • C/R with --empty-ns still handled iptables configuration
  • SCM messages inside UNIX socket got lost after C/R (now dump aborted)
  • Empty unixsk.img file appeared when dumping tasks without unix sockets
  • Install procedure wasn't PEP-394 compliant
  • CRIU blocking netfilter rules were added at the tail of the chain resulting in unlocked TCP connections
  • Dump/Restore spurious failures when open() returned 0 descriptor
  • When dumping shmem lots of zero pages were written into image files
  • Ghost directory with more than zero ghost parents caused restore to fail
  • Shared mount could escape to different group on restore


v. 2.8

Tarball: criu-2.8.tar.bz2
Version: 2.8 "Bronze Siskin"
Released: 14 Nov 2016
GIT tag: v2.8

New features

Optimizations/improvements

  • x86 can now be built with clang
  • When dumping files useless garbage was sent with descriptors from parasite
  • The clear_tid_address and regs are printed in hex with CRIT
  • Big code rework for compel (part 1)
  • Removed duplicate error messages from opening /proc files

Fixes

  • Restoring cgroup NS could use old path prefix
  • criu check crashed on btrfs mounts
  • RO external mounts in userns couldn't be restored
  • Unmounted on host binfmt_misc could cause dump to fail
  • Off-by-one could cause criu crash when dumping shared / bind-mount
  • Mount namespace' roots could have flags changed on restore
  • Dying tasks could erroneously be tried to dump
  • Swapped shared memory pages were not dumped
  • Errno value can be sometimes spoiled by RPC
  • Restore of netns with newer iproute2 tool could fail

Deprecated


v. 2.7

Tarball: criu-2.7.tar.bz2
Version: 2.7 "Rubber Owl"
Released: 17 Oct 2016
GIT tag: v2.7

New features

  • Option --cgroup-root now makes sense on dump too
  • CLOCK_BOOTTIME timer supported

Optimizations/improvements

  • Output of iptables command leaked into logs for no use
  • Helper dev environment installation script for Debian
  • Man-page updated and prettified :)

Fixes

  • Unmounted binfmt_misc with rules wasn't dumped at all
  • Malloc() error could result in crash
  • Device cgroup restore could fail restoring empty record
  • Some entries in device cgroups were restored twice
  • Potential crash when dumping cgroup bindmounts
  • Sign error caused dump to fail on btrfs partitions
  • Shared mounts with the same mount path failed the dump
  • Threads were restored with unshared FS (cwd and root)
  • Shared memory changes tracking disabled (regression found)
  • Restore of autofs can hang
  • LSM profile propagation could be lost
  • Mountpoint with lots of options blocked the dump (too small buffer for parsing)
  • External slave mount (with external master) blocked the dump
  • Mounts with STRICTATIME restored with others flags dropped

Deprecated

  • No reg-file entry for TTYs


v. 2.6

Tarball: criu-2.6.tar.bz2
Version: 2.6 "Paper Crane"
Released: 12 Sep 2016
GIT tag: v2.6

New features

Optimizations/improvements

  • Use service FD for transport sockets on restore
  • Ability to turn pagemap-cache off (some kernels are buggy)
  • The criu --help text has become better

Fixes

  • R/O-mounted root could block the dump
  • Restore of cgroup.mm.oom_control could fail
  • Cgroup fs bind mounts were detected with error
  • Unaligned futex-es in parasite could cause dump to crash
  • When compiled with gcc-4.9 parasite code crashed
  • Failure to freeze cgroup didn't result in aborting of dump
  • Wrong ns list was parsed when dumping userns (invisible since nesting works only for mntns)
  • Non-inheritable non-tty as stdin caused shell-job restore to erroneously fail
  • Error path in criu dedup could crash

Deprecated

  • Per-pid rlimit, itimers and posix-timers
  • Separate image for epoll tfds (target file descriptors)


v. 2.5

Tarball: criu-2.5.tar.bz2
Version: 2.5 "Concrete Oriole"
Released: 15 Aug 2016
GIT tag: v2.5

New features

  • C/R
    • fs.mqueue.msg*_default sysctls
    • Unix sockets with overwritten paths
    • Link-remap files in removed directories

Optimizations/improvements

  • Micro-optimization on namespace ID evaluation
  • Restoring shared files uses one socket instead of per-fd ones
  • More verbosity when refusing to dump a file descriptor

Fixes

  • Restore could fail on openat() with ENXIO when multiple mnt namespaces get restored
  • The criu exec action got broken
  • Link-remap and ghost files remained on FS after restore failure
  • TCP window could remain clamped after restore resulting in connection lockup/slowdown
  • Dump could stuck when injecting a parasite
  • The --timeout option wasn't taken into account when freezing tasks using freezecg
  • Race in freezeing/seizing could result in lost tasks
  • Memory leaks here and there on error paths
  • Double free in xvstrcat (crash)
  • VDSO length was mis-calculated
  • Symlink on --root path could make restore erroneously fail
  • Potential memory corruption on reading mntns images
  • When restoring on systems with low pid_max limit restore could fail
  • RO-protected SysV shmem segments could be restored with PROT_EXEC
  • File mode of mapped file was evaluated with errors
  • Restore of cgroups' mem.swappines and ..use_hierarchy blocked sub-groups creation
  • Impossible to restore cgoup mem.swappines default value
  • Zombies living in orphan sessions/groups failed the restore


v. 2.4

Tarball: criu-2.4.tar.bz2
Version: 2.4 "Marble Lark"
Released: 11 Jul 2016
GIT tag: v2.4

New features

  • Generate core from images
  • Ability to forcibly drop half-open TCP connections on C/R
  • Ability to specify cgroup ctls to dump via API
  • Opened/mapped files' mode is compared between dump and restore times
  • C/R of
    • AutoFS mountpoints
    • New cgroups (perf_event, net_cls, net_prio and pids)
    • Memcgroup optional properties
    • Devices cgroup

Optimizations/improvements

  • Pagemap image entries are cached in memory

Fixes

  • Configured kmem cgroup limit restore failed
  • Mem cgroup oom_control
  • Cgroup's pids.max was not C/R-ed
  • Failure to write cgroup property was ignored
  • No init PID in pre-dump action script
  • Sigactions inheritance didn't work on ARM
  • Opened "/proc" dir blocked the dump
  • Working with iptables was racy
  • Sibling mounts detection error on dump
  • Devconf accept_redirects devconf could be restored with errors
  • "All" devconfs could be overridden by "Default"
  • Name-less unix sockets got auto-bound
  • Mode was lost for PTY device file on restore
  • Newer protobuf compilers didn't recognize PB files
  • External mounts could be remounted with MS_PRIVATE
  • Build fail on Alpine Linux

Deprecated/removed

  • Per-pid file locks images
  • Per-pid fdinfo images
  • Ancient pagemap/pages images


v. 2.3

Tarball: criu-2.3.tar.bz2
Version: 2.3 "Wooden Duck"
Released: 14 Jun 2016
GIT tag: v2.3

New features

  • Ability not to show payload for some objects in CRIT
  • Pidfile is written at the end of restore
  • Ability to join existing namespaces on restore
  • C/R of
    • Data sitting in TTYs
    • Partially write-protected SysVIPC segments
    • Debugfs and tracefs mounts
    • Overmounted tmpfs
    • IPv6 devconf sysctls
    • External block devices
    • Unix sockets with mismatched shutdown state

Optimizations/improvements

  • Relaxed calculation of AIO ring size
  • Tree-based search of tasks by real pid
  • Less mem-to-mem copies on restore
  • Saner devconf image format
  • More verbose explanation of why task cannot be seized
  • PID is printed in PIE logs

Fixes

  • Too many mmap-ed files blocked the dump
  • Potential memory corruption when working with IPv6 sockets
  • Overmounted bind mounts could cause restore to fail
  • Overmounted bind mounts could result in badly restored mount tree
  • Incomplete restoration of RO bind mounts options

Deprecated/removed

  • Greedy mode of pagemap (non-root) caused dump to fail (disabled)


v. 2.2

Tarball: criu-2.2.tar.bz2
Version: 2.2 "Carbon Nightingale"
Released: 16 May 2016
GIT tag: v2.2

New features

  • Uninstall action in Makfilefile
  • "Post-resume" added to action scripts
  • Root task's PID in environment for action scripts
  • C/R of
    • Devconfs drop_gratuitous_arp and drop_unicast_in_l2_multicast
  • * Serial ttys

Optimizations/improvements

  • Lighter link-remaps restore on newer kernels

Fixes

  • Race when restoring userns vs setting ns' maps
  • Tasks with zero fds failed the dump
  • Restore of TCP recv queue could fail due to kernel mem alloc constraints
  • No errors were written to logs when launching helper (tar/iptables) app in userns restore
  • User-mode dumped no memory pages sometimes
  • Bind mounts considered not as bind sometimes
  • Two mounts in the same directory blocked the dump
  • Off-by in on /dev/tty{1,63} dumping
  • Forking of cgroupns task was done with screwed clone flags

Deprecated/removed

  • Greedy mode of pagemap dumping (on some kernels we do not support user-mode)
  • Removed the --namespaces option


v. 2.1

Tarball: criu-2.1.tar.bz2
Version: 2.1 "Steel Lapwing"
Released: 11 Apr 2016
GIT tag: v2.1

New features

  • Checking now classifies features to important/extra/experimental
  • Ability to bring some disk files into images. See $source/scripts/tmp-files.sh
  • C/R of
    • Completed AIO requests
    • Fallback gre and gretap net devices

Optimizations/improvements

  • Code coverage collecting now works
  • Use native rtnl library for netlink messages processing
  • Using --output - now results in stdout as log, not a file with the name "-"
  • Signals are printed by names in logs

Fixes

  • Make tar generated tarbal with bad name
  • CG restore code lacked rollback in some places
  • Error code from raw syscalls was treated with errors resulting in wrong criu check reports
  • Dumping task with HUGE amount of file descriptors failed
  • Task could be stopped after pre-dump if respective option was used
  • A /proc/pid directory from dead process conflicting with a new alive one could cause dump to fail
  • Zombie from alien session/process group caused restore to fail
  • CGroup fs was wrongly mounted in CGNS on restore
  • Irmap scan was mis-checking devices numbers
  • Use-after-free in irmap scan
  • Btrfs bindmounts detection was mistaken due to 'subvol=' options met
  • Propagation of mountpoint's shared groups was lost for propagated mounts
  • Unaligned allocations of restore shared memory could result in codedumps when used by futexes
  • Temporary mountpoints could result in spurious propagations
  • When aborting the dump criu could crash on use-after-free objects
  • Locking the network could stuck doing the DNS resolve
  • Several build fixes

Deprecated/removed

  • The images from criu prior to 0.4 are deprecated
  • The --namespaces option makes no sense and is also deprecated
  • The --ms option for check action is deprecated


v. 2.0

Tarball: criu-2.0.tar.bz2
Version: 2.0
Released: 7 Mar 2016
GIT tag: v2.0

New features

  • New code layout for sub-projects (e.g. Compel)
  • Unprivileged dump
  • Dump/check cpuinfo support for PPC
  • Explorers for CRIT
  • Added "post-setup-namespaces" to action scripts
  • Added timeout for dump procedure (5 sec by default)
  • Ability to override LSM profile on restore with CLI/RPC option
  • External bind mounts can be fs-root mounts too
  • Skip netns' internals on dump and restore (for Docker integration)
  • Advanced support for external files
  • C/R for
    • Mode and uid/gid of cgroup files and dirs
    • Freeze cgroup state (frozen/thawed)
    • Task's loginuid and oom score
    • Per-thread credentials
    • Filter mode of seccomp
    • Ghost file in removed directory
    • Ghost files lutimes
    • Binfmt-misc FS contents
    • Netfilter conntracks and expectations
    • Multi-headed cgroups
    • CGroup namespaces (no nesting)

Optimizations/improvements

  • Align parasite stack on 16 bits for correctness
  • Compilation with native libc syscall wrappers and helpers
  • Parasite code injection done via memfd system call
  • Make vaddr to pfn conversion with one less syscall
  • CRIT shows device numbers in "maj:min" manner
  • CRIT shows mmap's status in verbose
  • Docker files for builds on all supported arches

Fixes

  • Absent readlink syscall on ARM (use readlinkat instead) could cause dump to fail
  • Wrong argument to timer_create system call could cause restore to crash
  • Extra tasks in freeze cgroup caused dump to fail/hand/crash
  • Unaligned restore-time object allocations caused lock operations to fail
  • Opened /proc/pid dir of dead task failed the dump
  • Unaligned stacks caused criu to fail on aarch64
  • Changed device numbers on restore side could cause random failures
  • Fixes in mount points sharing/slavery/propagation restore
  • Race between mntns creation and fds closing in different tasks could cause restore to fail
  • Hard kernel limit on TCP repair recv queue restore could cause big queue restore to fail
  • Unconnected dgram UNIX socket with data lost packets on restore
  • CRIT didn't show IPC objects
  • CRIT didn't convert IP addresses in images
  • Logs from PIE code contained corrupted addresses and sizes
  • Not loaded netfilter modules could cause dump/restore to stuck on dumping netlink socket
  • Shared external mounts were restored with error

Security

  • User-mode
  • When checking for namespaces' CRIU entered userns with host creds

Deprecated/removed

  • Completely removed 'show' action. Use CRIT instead.


v. 1.8

Tarball: criu-1.8.tar.bz2
Version: 1.8
Released: 7 Dec 2015
GIT tag: v1.8

New features

  • Ability to check CRIU features via RPC
  • New zdtm.py test suite
  • Pre-dump and pre-restore action scripts
  • The "info" action in CRIT showing stats about image file
  • More user-friendly output by CRIT
  • Python API -- pycriu
  • Ability to add custom paths to irmap scan
  • C/R of
    • read-only bind mounts
    • IPv6 routes and iptables rules
    • ip rules (it ip tool supports such)
    • ignore_routes_with_linkdown netns devconf
    • empty bridges in netns
    • FILTER mode of seccomp
    • IP_FREEBIND socket option

Optimizations/improvements

  • Shared pie/non-pie .c files are built two times with proper flags
  • VDSO code re-shuffled for better re-use between arches
  • Failures of action scripts are reported in logs
  • OpenVZ's VENET handling is tuned to fit the current kernel state
  • Do not use hardcoded /dev/rts maj:min numbers
  • Unsupported socket protocols are reported at expected place
  • Slightly faster access to /proc files by using O_PATH open mode
  • Improved page-server dump speed by keeping control over the Nagle algorithm
  • Read pages.img in more optimal manner rather than page-by-page
  • Less "Error"-s in logs, that actually don't lead to errors
  • Slightly faster /proc/pid/status parsing
  • Dead/live-locks on internal criu locks now emits a warning into logs

Fixes

  • Page server flooded node with tw buckets during migration
  • Turned off cgroups controllers weren't detected as such
  • Netns sysctls from old images weren't properly restored
  • Running process could be mistakenly stopped after --leave-running dump
  • Helper processes run by CRIU produced fake error messages in logs
  • Error code from sigaction restore could be missed
  • Several potential buffers overruns due to missed '\0' after strcpy-s existed
  • Killed processes after dump survived in zombie state for some time holding PIDs and resources
  • If task had MANY children, the latter could be skipped on dump
  • Task dying while being frozen could fail the dump
  • On Aarch64 the upper limit for user memory was not properly detected sometimes
  • Guess for TCP buffer max segment size was too optimistic (could fail the restore on low-mem machines)
  • CRIT didn't decode userns images
  • Ghost files were left in the FS tree after failed restore (blocking the next restore attempt)
  • Some log messages from pie code were lost
  • Some net/ipc/uts sysctls failed to restore in userns
  • Move tasks int cgroups failed in userns
  • Unsupported filesystems silently failed the dump
  • External tmpfs (and some other) mounts generated tarballs with their contents
  • Privately mapped files were picked from wrong mount namespace
  • Controlling tty could be restored on wrong tty end
  • Tmpfs mount of sub-namespace was restored from wrong image file
  • Potential stack overflow in libcriu
  • Partially-restored tasks could be left after failed restore
  • In-container TCP connection sometimes failed to restore
  • Race in sending SIGSTOP vs dump might cause dump to fail
  • Post-restore actions could generate stats files in wrong directories
  • Freeze-cgroup didn't take sub-cgroups' tasks into account
  • Tentative state in IPv6 sockets binding prevented socket from being bound immediately
  • Restoring from images with files pointing to /proc file of dead tasks could crash
  • Tasks with STOP in queue (i.e. -- not yet stopped) were CONT-ed in case of --leave-running dump
  • Stopped task with one more STOP in queue caused dump to stuck
  • If parent task left the MNT namespace it created for children restore could BUG()
  • Link-local IPv6 addresses sometimes failed to bind() at restore

Security

  • Service run as root could allow users to violate ptrace policies
  • Service run as root could give users access to privileged files and directories


v. 1.7.2

Tarball: criu-1.7.2.tar.bz2
Version: 1.7.2
Released: 28 Oct 2015
GIT tag: v1.7.2

Fixes

  • Mounting container root on restore could sometimes switch to wrong root path
  • The slave/shared option for CT root was lost on restore
  • Duplicate slave mount points could appear on restore
  • Fanotifies (inotifies) could be restored in wrong mount namespace (though on correct inode)
  • Fanotifies (inotifies) on bind-mount-ed tmpfs file could fail the dump
  • Kernel threads found in tree (OpenVZ containers case) blocked the dump
  • Flat user namespace (0; \infty) restore failed
  • Off-by-one in unix socket name handling
  • IPC objects' UIDs and GIDs were not treated as userns ones
  • Rcv and Snd buffers for sockets grew 2 times on restore


v. 1.7

Tarball: criu-1.7.tar.bz2
Version: 1.7
Released: 7 Sep 2015
GIT tag: v1.7

New features

  • More flexible CGroups managing on restore
  • Support for seccomp strict mode
  • Support for stream unix sockets inheritance
  • Support uid/gid-restricted mounts in userns
  • Support deleted bind-mounts
  • Freezer cgroups can be used on dump to freeze fast-spawning processes
  • Ability to specify maximum ghost file size
  • OverlayFS support
  • Support relative unix sockets' bind paths
  • In libcriu
    • New set of calls using non-global opts
    • Ability to pass existing connection to service
    • Ability to start criu in swrk mode for all requests
  • Arch-specific improvements
    • Altivec and PSX support for PPC
    • Small PIE loader
    • Preparations for 32-bit x86

Optimizations/improvements

  • Temporary proc mountpoint is mounted with nosuid, noexec and nodev
  • Less memory copies when preparing restorer binary
  • CRIT action "show" for less keystrokes on common use-case
  • Fsnotify log messages now use hex everywhere :)
  • CRIT output doesn't mix fields any more

Fixes

  • CRIU binary couldn't be installed independently from man pages
  • Root dir ignored in install: target
  • Bug in restoring PPC floating point register
  • SYSVIPC shmem was not attached on restore with PPC
  • AIO ring ID was erroneously close()-d
  • After dump+kill tasks remained in zombie states
  • Race in zombies vs proc proxy tasks deaths resulted in restore spurious failure
  • Restore got stuck when CRIU was called with blocked SIGCHILD
  • Wrong page size value could be used on some ARM compilations
  • Potential memory corruption when restoring an LSM profile
  • Opened /dev/kmsg in WRONLY mode failed the restore
  • Weird paths on tmpfs caused tar to fail
  • Temporary cgroup mount set (cgyard) got propagated into the host tree
  • Restore of inherited shared pipe failed
  • Spaces, tabs and backslashes in mountpoints' paths caused dump to fail
  • Tmpfs mounted with empty source caused dump to fail
  • The criu.pc file contained bad version when built from tarball
  • Deprecated -n option found in docs
  • On aarch64 the maximum virtual address available for user-space was wrongly hardcoded


v. 1.6.1

Tarball: criu-1.6.1.tar.bz2
Version: 1.6.1
Released: 12 Aug 2015
GIT tag: v1.6.1

New features

  • Support for relative paths for unix sockets

Fixes

  • Crash when restoring netns from older images
  • Race between unix sockets' connect and listen may cause restore to fail
  • Multiple unix datagram clients restored server queue multiple times


v. 1.6

Tarball: criu-1.6.tar.bz2
Version: 1.6
Released: 1 Jun 2015
GIT tag: v1.6

New features

  • PowerPC 64bit LE support
  • Makefile.local for 3-rd party build rules
  • Ability to "enable" filesystem on dump (--enable-fs)
  • Ability to skip mountpoint on dump (--skip-mnt)
  • Prepare to deprecate "criu show" command
  • External mounts auto-detection
    • External siblings resolving
    • External sharing resolving
  • /dev/tty (current terminal) support
  • Netdev and netns (all/default) confs C/R
  • Images v1.1 with extra magic at head
  • Support fusectl (only ctl) mountpoint
  • Sub-version format is now as of git-describe
  • Apparamor labels C/R support

Optimizations

  • Empty image files are not generated in image dir
  • /proc/pid/fd/locks support for faster and non-intrusive locks dump

Fixes

  • Cscope scanned symlinks on make tags
  • Compilation with clang failed
  • Improper PAGE_SIZE constant was used on Aarch64
  • Selinux blocks attempt to inject parasite w/o any reasonable message
  • Error code masked on some error paths
  • O_APPEND files' changed size aborted restore
  • Errno value could be overwritten by logging
  • Mount namespace w/o /tmp could not be dumped
  • Stats file generated in wrong dir sometimes
  • MS_STRICTATIME mountpoint option was dropped on dump
  • Read-only tmpfs mount failed to restore
  • Some files were put into wrong places upon install target
  • Service couldn't be enabled via systemd ctl after manual installation
  • Parent's /proc/self files could be accessed by criu processes on restore
  • When meeting unknown image file CRIT exited with exception instead of printing sane error message


v. 1.5.2

Tarball: criu-1.5.2.tar.bz2
Version: 1.5.2
Released: 28 Apr 2015
GIT tag: v1.5.2

Fixes

  • Mutli-threaded tasks restored with error when --restore-sibling (Docker and LXC cases)
  • Service (and swrk) couldn't receive too big RPC messages


v. 1.5.1

Tarball: criu-1.5.1.tar.bz2
Version: 1.5.1
Released: 31 Mar 2015
GIT tag: v1.5.1

New features

  • Inheriting FDs now work in "swrk" RPC mode
  • Restored pid is reported in post-restore RPC notification

Fixes

  • Uninitialized ss in sigframe causes C/R failures on 4.0 kernel
  • Cgroups' properties are initialized too late on restore
  • Cgroups' destruction isn't performed in non detached mode
  • Cgroups' destruction can fail on error paths


v. 1.5

Tarball: criu-1.5.tar.bz2
Version: 1.5
Released: 2 Mar 2015
GIT tag: v1.5

New features

  • CRIT tool
  • Ability to request CPU compatibility on instructions level only
  • C/R of empty AIO rings
  • More detailed errno report via RPC
  • Per-feature "criu check"
  • Inheriting FDs on restore
  • Ability to automatically move veth device to host-side bridge on netns restore
  • VT terminals support
  • More user namespaces C/R stuff

Optimizations

  • TCP send queue is restored in the maximal portions allowed by the kernel
  • Pre-loading sock-diag modules now happens in a more elegant way

Fixes

  • Multi-threaded tasks on 64bit ARM could segfault upon restore
  • When doing "check" CRIU could leave un-killed piggie task
  • The --cpu-cap option argument was parsed with errors
  • Incorrect handling of --cpu-cap fpu compatibility mode on restore
  • Criu ignored trailing CLI arguments that resulted in usage confusions
  • Irmap hints didn't include common "/" path
  • When run per user request, CRIU left log and pid files belonging to root
  • Mappings on AUFS could be looked up on wrong mount point
  • Fixed compilation on Centos6.5
  • Wrong /proc was used when reading the list of FDs to close on restore
  • Race in restoring TCP established and listening sockets results in failed bind() on the latter
  • Legacy ttys errorneously treated as unix98
  • TTY pairs slavery setup could pick wrong peer
  • For user-dump the log and pid files still belonged to root
  • Task could die while being frozen thus causing dump to fail or save wrong task state
  • Failures in mount points validation and sharing resolving didn't abort the dump (error arose on restore)


v. 1.4

Tarball: criu-1.4.tar.bz2
Version: 1.4
Released: 1 Dec 2014
GIT tag: v1.4

New features

  • Dump and check cpuinfo. Needed to make sure CPU is capable to run the images after restore, e.g. during live migration
  • Initial support for user namespaces
    • Use memfd to restore shared memory segments
    • New (slightly faster) API for mm stuff restore via prctl
    • [UG]ID-s are dumped from parasite, not from /proc files
  • The docker_cr.sh script to show how Docker container C/R should (will) look like
  • New API for writing plugins (old one is still possible)
  • Service workers change their title to better look in ps output
  • Ability to feed socket for pre-dump and page-server in swrk mode
  • Page-server can auto-bind its port
  • Ability to perform several actions during one connection to RPC service
  • C/R of opened /proc/$pid/foo files of dead tasks
  • C/R of /dev/console
  • C/R of virtualized devtmpfs (openvz and future upstream kernels)
  • C/R of empty mqueue fs (posix message queues)
  • C/R of shared bind-mounts

Optimizations

  • BFD engine
    • Faster that glibc's FILE * buffered read from /proc files
    • Buffered image files IO
  • Faster parasite/restorer unload
    • Use HW breakpoints
    • Less ptrace GETREGS calls sometimes
    • Wake pie after sending the FINI command to socket
  • Merged some pairs of images into one
    • eventpoll and -tfd
    • inotify and -wd
    • fsnotify and -mark
  • Less setns()-s on dump is much faster on older kernels
  • Faster access to /proc/self files -- cached fd of /proc/self and openat(this_cache)

Fixes

  • Sibling restore mode didn't set up CRIU signals properly
  • Unpredictable sibling/child root task restore. Fixed with explicit CLI option
  • Validation for leaf mount points was skipped
  • Mount options were corrupted on dump, which resulted in errors bind mounts detection
  • Uninitialized properties of some cgroups prevented moving tasks into them (e.g. empty cpuset masks and low memcg limit)
  • File locks could belong to task with different pid (inherited on fork) blocked the dump
  • Bogus error printed in logs about SIGCHLD catch (was caused by thread dump using traps)
  • Irmap engine accessed freed root_task on pre-dump
  • Restore of net namespace could always fail (pid mismatch on fork) if kernel thread was created on netns setup
  • Cgroups service descriptor was closed too early and failed restore
  • Auto-loaded *diag modules caused audit netlink socket to contain data on dump (dump fails in this case)
  • The "(deleted)" prefix accumulated in unlinked files while doing C/R
  • The devpts filesystem and ptmx file were only dumped when found on /dev/pts and /dev respectively
  • Data in netlink socket and fanotify was lost after C/R (now dump is aborted if data found in it)
  • Fanotify mark was restore in different mount namespace
  • Images were writable by group. Not secure when user-dump was requested
  • Rootfs has parent id equal to self. CRIU didn't expect this and failed the dump
  • Shared mount of the --root path failed the restore
  • Absence (e.g. not compiled in) of any namespace in the kernel failed the dump
  • Page-server incremental dump didn't detect new tasks properly and failed the stage
  • Big TCP queues sometimes failed to get restored
  • Incremental pre-dump could lose track of memory changes by task


v. 1.3.1

Tarball: criu-1.3.1.tar.bz2
Version: 1.3.1
Released: 12 Sep 2014
GIT tag: v1.3.1

Fixes

  • Sibling restore mode didn't set up CRIU signals properly
  • Unpredictable sibling/child root task restore. Fixed with explicit CLI option
  • Validation for leaf mount points was skipped
  • Mount options were corrupted on dump, which resulted in errors bind mounts detection


v. 1.3

Tarball: criu-1.3.tar.bz2
Version: 1.3
Released: 1 Sep 2014
GIT tag: v1.3

New features

  • TimerFD support
  • VVAR area (newer kernels' part of VDSO) support
  • CGroups hierarchies support
  • AUFS support (for Docker)
  • PDeathSig support
  • Check for opened file's size on dump and restore is the same
  • Ability to restore tasks as children using libcriu (criu_restore_child)
  • Add pkgconfig file for libcriu
  • CRTOOLS_IMAGE_DIR variable available in action scripts

Optimizations

  • Merged images with pending signal into core
  • Per-task images with file locks are merged into one big image
  • Smaller tasks orchestration memory area on restore
  • Sigactions are inherited on restore when possible, not overwritten
  • ZDTM suite now executes tests in parallel

Fixes

  • Dump failed if robust lists were off
  • Link remaps on tmpfs mounts were not dumped
  • Non root tasks with custom groups couldn't dump its peers (Security)
  • Opened and unlinked FIFOs, dirs and devices were restored as regular files
  • Files opened from alien mount namespace were restored in the local one
  • Link remap name sometimes was generated with error
  • Opened and removed cwd couldn't be restored
  • Sysctl kernel.msgmni was overwritten by subsequent auto_msgmni
  • Library and RPC APIs didn't match the CLI one
  • Some external mounts were constantly "postponed" and never got mounted
  • The self.mm_dumpable prlctl value of 2 caused restore to fail
  • Errors when writing sysctls with tail \n
  • The criu show printed nested repeated fields corrupted
  • Dump stats were initialized with garbage
  • Restore sometimes stuck on waiting for inet socket port bind
  • Spurious SIGHUP when restoring slave ttys
  • Restore wasn't aborted if sub-task failed early


v. 1.3-rc2

Tarball: criu-1.3-rc2.tar.bz2
Version: 1.3-rc2
Released: 18 Jun 2014
GIT tag: v1.3-rc2

New features

  • Native (w/o plugins) c/r of external bind mounts
  • C/R of the info in which cgroups tasks live
  • C/R of task's dumpable flag
  • Dump pstore, securityfs, fusectl and debugfs mountpoints

Fixes

  • VDSO was searched on stack's guard page
  • Mount namespace w/o /proc mount blocked the restore
  • Several misses in searching for COW VMA resulted in sub-optimal pages sharing on restore
  • FIFO-s path was restored in wrong mount namespace
  • Mountpoint fsnotify could be restored on a bind-mount
  • One tmpfs mounted several times was dumped several times
  • Bind-mount's root path of the top mount was calculated with error
  • Fix device number calculation out of major:minor on some distros
  • Devpts mount options got lost on dump
  • Page-pipes grew endlessly resulting in dump failures on big VMAs
  • IO and PF mappings were tried to be dumped
  • Two merged MAP_GROWSDOWN VMAs got dumped with overlapping guard page
  • Too small shared area was used to fetch tasks mappings that resulted in failed dump of huge mappings
  • Many fixes in build system
  • Zdtm's COW test sometimes ignored COW failures


v. 1.3-rc1

Tarball: criu-1.3-rc1.tar.bz2
Version: 1.3-rc1
Released: 25 Apr 2014
GIT tag: v1.3-rc1

New features

  • AArch64
  • Multiple mount namespaces
  • FPU state restore control
    • Restore old FPU state on newer CPUs
    • Ability to ignore FPU restoration
  • Support stopped multi-threaded tasks
  • CRIU now can execv() other binary right after restore is complete
  • Inode-reverse mapping can be enforced to allow live-migration with FS copying
  • Gold linker can now be used to compile CRIU
  • "Berserker" test to check CRIU scalability
  • Punch pages from mem images on restore (optimizes live-migration)

Optimizations

  • Batched deduplication of memory images
  • Packed rlimits into core image
  • Packed timers into core image

Fixes

  • Bad checks for kcmp() ret codes resulted in errors in file sharing detection
  • Multiple mmaps of same files with different flags blocked the restore
  • Integer overflow in huge mapping restore caused restoration failure
  • devpts's newinstance option was lost during dump
  • Subsequent dump could try to find old mem dump for newly forked task
  • Bad detection of overmounted mountpoints on fsnotify restore
  • Page-server could read partial message and failed
  • Errors in dumping of two subsequent anon VMAs in some cases
  • Irmap mis-compared devices for disk FSs
  • TMPFS handles always change during dump/restore
  • Pre-dump sometimes hangs on FIFOs
  • Post-restore script fails too late (if does it)


v. 1.2

Tarball: criu-1.2.tar.bz2
Version: 1.2
Released: 26 Feb 2014
GIT tag: v1.2

New features

  • Performance improvements
    • Shared entries in reg-files image
    • Less accesses to /proc/$pid/map_files links
    • Cache for /proc/$pid/pagemap reads
    • VDSO page is seeked only in anonymous mappings
    • Task's auxv is read in one call
    • Merged mm and vma image files for better packing
    • NFS inodes' path resolution (for fsnotify) cache
    • One readlink() call when checking anon inodes
    • Don't dump kernel's zero-page
    • Parse fast /proc/self/maps when searching for hole for restorer
    • A bit faster write into image files with writev()
  • Library versioning
  • RPC API got closer to CLI
  • New "post-restore" call in action scripts
  • Logrotate rules file
  • Default log file for service when starting via systemd

Fixes

  • A lot for ARM cross-compile
  • Fsnotifies dumping didn't work on NFS
  • Images auto-deduplication only worked one level up
  • Packet socket ID was treated as file-descriptor and close()-d
  • Badly counted pages stats on restore
  • Linked remap name conflict when dump and restore on NFS
  • Sporadic failures in memory draining due to huge pipes used
  • Broken criu show of repeated fields
  • Failure to open mountpoint in foreign pid namespace
  • Unlinked bound unix socket dump error
  • Small memory leak when writing to incremental image(s)
  • Restoring fsnotify for links results in ELOOP
  • Host's PATH is not suitable when execv-ing tar/ip/iptable to restore namespace (workaround, proper fix will be in 1.3)
  • Using subdirs in log file name via RPC breaks security


v. 1.1

Tarball: criu-1.1.tar.bz2
Version: 1.1
Released: 28 Jan 2014
GIT tag: v1.1

Fixes

  • Errors from memory dumping are not handled resulting in corrupted dumps
  • EOF detection in stacked images is done with error
  • Stacked images don't work on non-shared FS (missing pagemap-s)


v. 1.1-rc2

Tarball: criu-1.1-rc2.tar.bz2
Version: 1.1-rc2
Released: 20 Jan 2014
GIT tag: v1.1-rc2

Fixes

  • Crash in criu check
  • RPC check always fail on 3.11 kernel
  • Failed fork() didn't abort restore
  • Dump fail not reported via RPC
  • RPC client disconnect wasn't handled
  • Page server could connect to self for writing images
  • Hang on pre-dumping task livig in net-namespace
  • VDSO page mis-handle on pre-dump
  • FPU state loss on pre-dump
  • Memory tracking turns ON w/o request
  • Various fixes (and improvements) in build system


v. 1.1-rc1

Tarball: criu-1.1-rc1.tar.bz2
Version: 1.1-rc1
Released: 30 Dec 2013
GIT tag: v1.1-rc1

New features

  • libcriu.so -- wrapper library for RPC clients
  • Plugins
    • External unix sockets
    • External bind mounts
    • External net devices
    • Unknown file types
  • Images deduplication in incremental dumps
  • Integration with systemd
  • Filtering of criu show output
Note.svg Note: The API defined in the first two items above may change after -rc1

Fixes

  • Errors in unlinked files/sockets detection on BTRFS
  • NFS silly-rename files are not treated as unlinked
  • Freezer fail to seize quickly forking/pthread_create-ing tasks
  • Extra stop signal queued for stopped tasks after pre-dump
  • Wrong dying task state detection
  • Lost RPC dump response
  • Crash when reporting restore error via RPC
  • Negative return code into shell
  • Tasks left in wrong states after failed dump
  • A little bit more verbose check action
  • Coverity checks fail here and there


v. 1.0

Tarball: criu-1.0.tar.bz2
Version: 1.0
Released: 25 Nov 2013
GIT tag: v1.0

Fixes

  • After --leave-running linked remaps were not cleaned
  • TCP was left locked after --leave-running
  • Weak criteria in memory COW detection
  • Private mapping's premmapped address overwrote file ID
  • Restorer memory could overlap with timers/signals arrays
  • RPC worker reused options from service task
  • Suboptimal memory utilization by restorer arguments
  • TCP unsent/unacked data boundary was lost
  • Wrong dev_t decoding on 64 bit
  • Unpredictable daemons (service and page-service) working dir
  • Parasite stack could be corrupted by its arguments
  • Error from exe link restore was ignored
  • Artificial small limit on the number of shared memory segments to restore
  • Bug in ARM VFP restore
  • VDSO proxy was unmapped at the very end of restore

New features

  • -W option to specify working dir
  • CHECK request in RPC
  • Optimized headers
  • More info in logs about undumpable files
  • More comments about tricky dump/restore places
  • Generic memory allocation for restorer


v. 0.8

Tarball: criu-0.8.tar.bz2
Version: 0.8
Released: 18 Oct 2013
GIT tag: v0.8

New features

  • RPC service
  • Ability to work from non-root user (via +s bit)
  • Handle stopped tasks
  • Restore tasks' root path
  • Dump and restore net ns iptables configuration (w/o conntracks)
  • Support for external net devices in netns (e.g. openvz venet)
  • Support CORK and NODELAY TCP options
  • SEQPACKET unix sockets support

Fixes and improvements

  • Unload restorer blob after restore
  • Fixes and enhancements in criu show
  • Fix in unsorted inotify wd restoring
  • Fixed trimmed messages in parasite transport
  • Fine-grained pgrps restore
  • Fix in large TCP buffers restore
  • Fixed buffer overflow in IPC ns dumping
  • Fix in early page server connection close on pre-dump
  • Fixed race in handling aborted parasite blob
  • Fixed lost unmapped criu vmas in restore
  • Fixes in parsing devices in /proc/pid/maps and /proc/locks
  • Fixed snd/rcv buf sockoptions restore
  • Enhanced logging in parasite


v. 0.7

Tarball: criu-0.7.tar.bz2
Version: 0.7
Released: 3 Sep 2013
GIT tag: v0.7

New features

  • TUN devices support (requires patched kernel)
  • Alternative stack (sigaltstack) C/R
  • Shared and master/slave mounts support
  • Restore statistics
  • Net device address C/R
  • Safer and simpler asynchronous parasite
  • Fixes in
    • Stack guard page dump/restore
    • Page server communications
    • COW mappings restore
    • Zombies restore
    • Aborting failed restore
    • TCP connection restore (some require patched kernel)
    • Semi-closed Unix sockets with data dump/restore
    • etc.


v. 0.6

Tarball: criu-0.6.tar.bz2
Version: 0.6
Released: 1 Jul 2013
GIT tag: v0.6

New features

  • Cross-compiling support
  • Ready to accept images from OpenVZ RHEL6-based kernel
    • VDSO conversion
  • Posix CPU timers C/R
  • Asynchronous parasite
    • Self-heal dumpee in case of crtools crash
  • Memory changes tracking (requires patched kernel)
    • Incremental backups
    • Pre-dump task command for smaller freeze time
  • Dump statistics
  • Return-arg for remote syscalls execution
  • Improved "show" output
  • Opened /proc/PID/ns/* files C/R
  • Daemon mode for page-server
  • Build-time features test (makes it possible to build on different distros)


v. 0.5

Tarball: criu-0.5.tar.bz2
Version: 0.5
Released: 30 Apr 2013
GIT tag: v0.5

New features

  • C/R netlink sockets
  • C/R pending signals
  • New format for memory dumps
  • Incremental dumps (preliminary)
  • Ability to directly send memory dumps on remote host (for faster live migration)
  • Images showing enhancements
  • Kernel features checking enhancements
  • Lots of BUGs fixed
  • Renamed crtools to criu (both binary and source package names)


v. 0.4

crtools-0.4.tar.bz2
Released: 20 Feb 2013
GIT tag: v0.4

New features

  • ARM port
  • Remote syscall execution
  • C/R of
    • FPU state
    • File locks (basic support)
    • Rlimits
    • FANotify descriptors
    • Shared fdtable (table of file descriptors)
    • Tasks' umask
    • Pipe buffer size
    • Unix sockets' credentials
    • TCP time-stamp offset (allows to migrate a TCP socket, requires custom kernel)
  • Automatic namespaces detection (--namespace option is deprecated)

Internal

  • Build system rework
  • Dumping/restoring memory pointers standardized (while doing ARM port)
  • Ability to collect coverage (gcov, reported here)
  • 32/64-bit problems mostly resolved (while doing ARM port)


v. 0.3

crtools-0.3.tar.bz2
Released: 11 Dec 2012
GIT tag: v0.3

New features

  • C/R of shell jobs
  • Handle files, that are opened and unlinked, but some other hard link exists
  • More SOL_SOCKET socket options. Two most interesting are:
    • Binding socket to device (SO_BINDTODEVICE)
    • Per-socket packet filter (SO_ATTACH_FILTER)
  • Shutdown state of a socket
  • Task scheduler parameters (nice, policy and prio)
  • Properly handle COW pages
  • Memory mapped packet sockets (with SOL- options this is enough for tcpdump tool support)
  • Complementary groups (getgroups(2))
  • Various mapping features, configured with madvise(2)
  • Tune TCP sockets support to work with IPv6 sockets
  • Closed (or not yet connected/bound) unix sockets

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Print timestamps in log files
  • Restructure source tree a little
    • PIE stuff in separate dir
    • Arch-specific code in arch/<Arch>/ directory
  • Nicer show -c output for pages/pipes/etc contents
  • Fixes in help text
  • Save and restore blocked signals mask for threads
  • Don't dump (and warn about it) corked UDP sockets
  • Fixed livelocks when restoring too big socket queues
  • Refresh info about sockets, that might have changed between diag dump and actual process freeze
  • Lost file params and socket options for some unix sockets
  • Fix inotify on opened and unlinked files
  • Fix shared anonymous memory detection
  • Properly close all files before restoring them
  • Fixes in running external tools (ip/tar)
  • Several fixes in control tty restoring code
  • RT signals handlers dumped and restored


v. 0.2

crtools-0.2.tar.bz2
Released: 20 Sep 2012
GIT tag: v0.2

v. 0.1

crtools-0.1.tar.bz2
Released: 23 Jul 2012
GIT tag: v0.1