Packer v1.4.5 Release Notes

Release Date: 2019-11-04 // 4 months ago
  • 👌 IMPROVEMENTS:

    • ➕ added ucloud-import post-processsor to import custom image for UCloud UHost instance [GH-8261]
    • 🏗 builder/amazon: New option to specify IAM policy for a temporary instance profile [GH-8247]
    • builder/amazon: improved validation around encrypt_boot and kms_key_id for a better experience [GH-8288]
    • 🏗 builder/azure-arm: Allow specification of polling duration [GH-8226]
    • ♻️ builder/azure-chroot: Add Azure chroot builder [GH-8185] & refactored some common code together after it [GH-8269]
    • 🚀 builder/azure: Deploy NSG if list of IP addresses is provided in config [GH-8203]
    • 🏗 builder/azure: Set correct user agent for Azure client set [GH-8259]
    • builder/cloudstack: Add instance_display_name for cloudstack builder [GH-8280]
    • builder/hyperv: Add the additional_disk_size option tho the hyperv vmcx builder. [GH-8246]
    • 🏗 builder/openstack: Add option to discover provisioning network [GH-8279]
    • 🏗 builder/oracle-oci: Support defined tags for oci builder [GH-8172]
    • 🏗 builder/proxmox: Add ability to select CPU type [GH-8201]
    • 🏗 builder/proxmox: Add support for SCSI controller selection [GH-8199]
    • 🏗 builder/proxmoz: Bump Proxmox dependency: [GH-8241]
    • 🏗 builder/tencent: Add retry on remote api call [GH-8250]
    • 🏗 builder/vagrant: Pass through logs from vagrant in real time rather than buffering until command is complete [GH-8274]
    • 🏗 builder/vagrant: add insert_key option for toggling whether to add Vagrant's insecure key [GH-8274]
    • 🏗 builder/virtualbox: enabled pcie disks usage, but this feature is in beta and won't work out of the box yet [GH-8305]
    • communicator/winrm: Prevent busy loop while waiting for WinRM connection [GH-8213]
    • core: Add strftime function in templates [GH-8208]
    • core: Improve error message when comment is bad [GH-8267]
    • post-processor/amazon-import: delete intermediary snapshots [GH-8307]
    • 🛠 Fix various dropped errors an removed unused code: [GH-8230] [GH-8265] [GH-8276] [GH-8281] [GH-8309] [GH-8311] [GH-8304] [GH-8303] [GH-8293]

    🐛 BUG FIXES:

    • 🏗 builder/amazon: Fix region copy for non-ebs amazon builders [GH-8212]
    • 🏗 builder/amazon: Fix spot instance bug where builder would fail if one availability zone could not support the requested spot instance type, even if another AZ could do so. [GH-8184]
    • 🏗 builder/azure: Fix build failure after a retry config generation error. [GH-8209]
    • 🏗 builder/docker: Use a unique temp dir for each build to prevent concurrent builds from stomping on each other [GH-8192]
    • 🏗 builder/hyperv: Improve filter for determining which files to compact [GH-8248]
    • 🏗 builder/hyperv: Use first adapter, rather than failing, when multiple adapters are attached to host OS's VM switch [GH-8234]
    • builder/openstack: Fix setting openstack metadata for use_blockstorage_volume [GH-8186]
    • 🏗 builder/openstack: Warn instead of failing on terminate if instance is already shut down [GH-8176]
    • post-processor/digitalocean-import: Fix panic when 'image_regions' not set [GH-8179]
    • 🏗 provisioner/powershell: Fix powershell syntax error causing failed builds [GH-8195]