Commit 4d47d5bf authored by Thomas Haller's avatar Thomas Haller

release: update NEWS

parent 904ef2cd
NetworkManager-1.7.90 (1.8-rc3)
Overview of changes since NetworkManager-1.6
This is a snapshot of NetworkManager 1.8 development series.
Notable changes included in this snapshot so far include:
This is a new stable release of NetworkManager. Notable changes include:
* Default routes set by devices that failed connectivity checks are now
penalized with a higher metric
......@@ -15,12 +12,24 @@ Notable changes included in this snapshot so far include:
enslaved in a stable order, making the automatic MAC address for Bonding
devices more predictable.
* Hostname management is now more flexibly configured
* Support for additional route options (pref-src, src, tos, window, cwnd,
initcwnd, initrwnd, mtu, lock-window, lock-cwnd, lock-initcwnd, lock-initrwnd,
and lock-mtu).
* Fixed detection of EAP-FAST support in wpa_supplicant
* Support for handling PINs for PKCS#11 tokens as secrets
* GSM and CDMA connections now have a MTU property
* An option to disable selected TLS versions during EAP phase 1 authentication
* The 802.1x authentication timeout is now configurable to allow a faster
fallback to other connections
* Persist managed state of device until reboot. This improves seamless take over
of a previously managed device after restart of NetworkManager.
* Better handle devices that are externally managed by somebody else by
consistently generating an in-memory connection to reflect the external
* Expose SRIOV capability of a device on D-Bus and support configuring the
number of virtual functions via NetworkManager.conf.
* Support matching networking devices via new "driver:" device spec in
* Introduced support for creating and managing dummy links
* The teaming devices now support setting a hardcoded MAC address
* Settings of bonding devices can now be modified on-the-fly, without the
......@@ -34,6 +43,10 @@ Notable changes included in this snapshot so far include:
a smaller dependency footprint
* With DNS mode "rc-manager=symlink", don't write /etc/resolv.conf as
a symlink if it already exists as a regular file.
* Support attaching user-data in form of key-value pairs to connection profiles.
* Fix accpeting fully qualified name for ipv4.dhcp-hostname setting.
* Make NetworkManager more forgiving to failure to change the MAC address during
* Many bug fixes and improvements
......@@ -503,6 +516,8 @@ This is a new stable release of NetworkManager. Notable changes include:
* Add support for ModemManager 0.7/0.8
* Allow more human-readable formatting of IP address in keyfile connections
* Drop support for dhclient v3
* Move PPP support to a separate plugin, so that it can be packaged separately
and reduce the dependency on the core package.
* Add support for DHCPv6 server-side Dynamic DNS
* Add support for bridge master devices and bridge ports
* Fix canceling secrets requests in GUI agents
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