libvirt - Library providing a simple virtualization API

Distribution: openSUSE 42.1
Repository: openSUSE Update Oss all
Package name: libvirt
Package version:
Package release: 23.1
Package architecture: x86_64
Package type: rpm
Installed size: 106 B
Download size: 70.16 KB
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Libvirt is a C toolkit to interact with the virtualization capabilities of Linux. Virtualization of the Linux Operating System means the ability to run multiple instances of Operating Systems concurrently on a single hardware system where the basic resources are driven by a Linux instance. The library aims to provide long term stable C API to interact with Linux virtualization technologies. Authors: -------- Daniel Veillard <> Karel Zak <>



  • libvirt =
  • libvirt(x86-64) =


    Install Howto

    Install libvirt rpm package:

    # zypper install libvirt


    • /usr/share/doc/packages/libvirt/libvirt.README


    2017-02-17 - - libxl: more fixes for dom0 maxmem setting 4ab0c959-libxl-mem-leak.patch, 2dc1cf19-libxl-double-free.patch bsc#1017762 - libxl: fix reporting of domain maximum memory and vcpus c89a6e78-libxl-physinfo-cleanup.patch, d2b77608-libxl-maxmem-fix.patch, 79692c38-libxl-dom0-maxmem.patch, a05e2570-libxl-virDomainGetMaxVcpus.patch bsc#1017762 - libxl: fix build when treating warnings as error a4604eb0-libxl-loglevel-build-fix.patch - libxl: set disk format to raw if not specified and fix disk detach 321a28c6-libxl-default-disk-format.patch, bd116810-libxl-fix-disk-detach.patch bsc#1003379 - libxl: fix timer configurations 6e4759d0-libxl-timer-fix.patch, 87df87e0-libxl-timer-tsc-emulate.patch, b4386fda-xenconfig-timer-fix.patch, d3970925-timer-tests.patch bsc#1019969 - libxl: always enable pae for x86_64 HVM ecb587e4-libxl-pae.patch bsc#987002

    2016-12-27 - - libxl: support VIR_MIGRATE_PERSIST_DEST migration flag and advertise support for migration V3 36f57ad7-libxl-advertise-migv3.patch, 1fc90ae9-libxl-mig-persist.patch bsc#996020 - libxl: fix handling of credit scheduler weight parameter 4c600de7-libxl-schedinfo.patch, f4332dd2-virsh-pod-sched-fix.patch bsc#1001698 - xenconfig: fix libvirtd segfault in virConnectDomainXMLToNative 293668cd-xm-disk-driver-check.patch bsc#956298 - libxl: fix leaking of migration ports f830674b-libxl-release-mig-port.patch bsc#1005288

    2016-12-24 - - Add d0bef643-Add-support-for-VirtualBox-5.patch: fix boo#1017189

    2016-11-08 - - Package org.libvirt.api.policy polkit file (bsc#959297) - Fix postun systemd services cleanup - Mark /etc/libvirt/nwfilter/*.xml files as config files

    2016-07-22 - - Update to libvirt stable release - Inherit many upstream bug fixes, including CVE-2016-5008 bsc#987527. For details, see - Drop patches included in the stable release bb848fee-CVE-2016-5008.patch

    2016-07-21 - - virsh: improve waiting for block job readines 704dfd6b-block-job.patch, 15dee2ef-block-job.patch, 8fa216bb-block-job.patch, 86c4df83-block-job.patch bsc#989755

    2016-07-05 - - CVE-2016-5008: empty VNC password disables authentication bb848fee-CVE-2016-5008.patch bsc#987527

    2016-04-15 - - libvirtd augeas lens: parse negative vales. bsc#975729 augeas-lens.patch

    2016-03-18 - - spec: restart daemons in %posttrans after connection drivers have been processed bsc#854343, bsc#968483

    2016-03-01 - - libxl: support parsing and formatting vif bandwidth 1dd34bbb-vif-bw-sexpr.patch, ec63000a-vif-bw-xl.patch, f988ecfb-vif-bw-libxl.patch bsc#960305