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  • v0.2.3

    August 07, 2013

    👌 IMPROVEMENTS:

    • 🏗 builder/amazon/all: Added Amazon AMI tag support. [GH-233]

    🐛 BUG FIXES:

    • 🏁 core: Absolute/relative filepaths on Windows now work for iso_url and other settings. [GH-240]
    • 🏗 builder/amazon/all: instance info is refreshed while waiting for SSH, allowing Packer to see updated IP/DNS info. [GH-243]
  • v0.2.2

    August 01, 2013

    🔋 FEATURES:

    • 🆕 New builder: amazon-chroot can create EBS-backed AMIs without launching a new EC2 instance. This can shave minutes off of the AMI creation process. See the docs for more info.
    • 🆕 New provisioner: salt-masterless will provision the node using Salt without a master.
    • 🏁 The vmware builder now works with Workstation 9 on Windows. [GH-222]
    • 🐧 The vmware builder now works with Player 5 on Linux. [GH-190]

    👌 IMPROVEMENTS:

    • 🏁 core: Colors won't be outputted on Windows unless in Cygwin.
    • builder/amazon/all: Added iam_instance_profile to launch the source image with a given IAM profile. [GH-226]

    🐛 BUG FIXES:

    • 🏗 builder/virtualbox,vmware: relative paths work properly as URL configurations. [GH-215]
    • 🏗 builder/virtualbox,vmware: fix race condition in deleting the output directory on Windows by retrying.
  • v0.2.1

    July 26, 2013

    🔋 FEATURES:

    • 🆕 New builder: amazon-instance can create instance-storage backed AMIs.
    • 🐧 VMware builder now works with Workstation 9 on Linux.

    👌 IMPROVEMENTS:

    • 🏗 builder/amazon/all: Ctrl-C while waiting for state change works
    • 🏗 builder/amazon/ebs: Can now launch instances into a VPC for added protection. [GH-210]
    • 🏗 builder/virtualbox,vmware: Add backspace, delete, and F1-F12 keys to the boot command.
    • 🐎 builder/virtualbox: massive performance improvements with big ISO files because an expensive copy is avoided. [GH-202]
    • 🏗 builder/vmware: CD is removed prior to exporting final machine. [GH-198]

    🐛 BUG FIXES:

    • 🏗 builder/amazon/all: Gracefully handle when AMI appears to not exist while AWS state is propagating. [GH-207]
    • 🏁 builder/virtualbox: Trim carriage returns for Windows to properly detect VM state on Windows. [GH-218]
    • 🏗 core: build names no longer cause invalid config errors. [GH-197]
    • 🏗 command/build: If any builds fail, exit with non-zero exit status.
    • ✅ communicator/ssh: SCP exit codes are tested and errors are reported. [GH-195]
    • 🏁 communicator/ssh: Properly change slash direction for Windows hosts. [GH-218]
  • v0.2.0

    July 16, 2013

    BACKWARDS INCOMPATIBILITIES:

    • 🏗 "iso_md5" in the virtualbox and vmware builders is replaced with "iso_checksum" and "iso_checksum_type" (with the latter set to "md5"). See the announce below on packer fix to automatically fix your templates.

    🔋 FEATURES:

    • 🆕 NEW COMMAND: packer fix will attempt to fix templates from older versions of Packer that are now broken due to backwards incompatibilities. This command will fix the backwards incompatibilities introduced in this version.
    • 🔒 Amazon EBS builder can now optionally use a pre-made security group instead of randomly generating one.
    • DigitalOcean API key and client IDs can now be passed in as environmental variables. See the documentation for more details.
    • VirtualBox and VMware can now have floppy_files specified to attach floppy disks when booting. This allows for unattended Windows installs.
    • 🏗 packer build has a new -force flag that forces the removal of existing artifacts if they exist. [GH-173]
    • 🌲 You can now log to a file (instead of just stderr) by setting the PACKER_LOG_FILE environmental variable. [GH-168]
    • Checksums other than MD5 can now be used. SHA1 and SHA256 can also be used. See the documentation on iso_checksum_type for more info. [GH-175]

    👌 IMPROVEMENTS:

    • 🔧 core: invalid keys in configuration are now considered validation errors. [GH-104]
    • 🏗 core: all builders now share a common SSH connection core, improving SSH reliability over all the builders.
    • amazon-ebs: Credentials will come from IAM role if available. [GH-160]
    • amazon-ebs: Verify the source AMI is EBS-backed before launching. [GH-169]
    • 🏗 shell provisioner: the build name and builder type are available in the PACKER_BUILD_NAME and PACKER_BUILDER_TYPE env vars by default, respectively. [GH-154]
    • vmware: error if shutdown command has non-zero exit status.

    🐛 BUG FIXES:

    • 💻 core: UI messages are now properly prefixed with spaces again.
    • core: If SSH connection ends, re-connection attempts will take place. [GH-152]
    • virtualbox: "paused" doesn't mean the VM is stopped, improving shutdown detection.
    • vmware: error if guest IP could not be detected. [GH-189]
  • v0.1.5

    July 07, 2013

    🔋 FEATURES:

    • "file" uploader will upload files from the machine running Packer to the remote machine.
    • VirtualBox guest additions URL and checksum can now be specified, allowing the VirtualBox builder to have the ability to be used completely offline.

    👌 IMPROVEMENTS:

    • core: If SCP is not available, a more descriptive error message is shown telling the user. [GH-127]
    • 0️⃣ shell: Scripts are now executed by default according to their shebang, not with /bin/sh. [GH-105]
    • shell: You can specify what interpreter you want inline scripts to run with inline_shebang.
    • virtualbox: Delete the packer-made SSH port forwarding prior to exporting the VM.

    🐛 BUG FIXES:

    • core: Non-200 response codes on downloads now show proper errors. [GH-141]
    • amazon-ebs: SSH handshake is retried. [GH-130]
    • 🏗 vagrant: The BuildName template property works properly in the output path.
    • 🔧 vagrant: Properly configure the provider-specific post-processors so things like vagrantfile_template work. [GH-129]
    • 🏁 vagrant: Close filehandles when copying files so Windows can rename files. [GH-100]
  • v0.1.4

    July 02, 2013

    🔋 FEATURES:

    • virtualbox: Can now be built headless with the "Headless" option. [GH-99]
    • virtualbox: and codes for waiting 5 and 10 seconds during the boot sequence, respectively. [GH-97]
    • vmware: Can now be built headless with the "Headless" option. [GH-99]
    • vmware: and codes for waiting 5 and 10 seconds during the boot sequence, respectively. [GH-97]
    • 🏗 vmware: Disks are defragmented and compacted at the end of the build. This can be disabled using "skip_compaction"

    👌 IMPROVEMENTS:

    • core: Template syntax errors now show line and character number. [GH-56]
    • 0️⃣ amazon-ebs: Access key and secret access key default to environmental variables. [GH-40]
    • virtualbox: Send password for keyboard-interactive auth. [GH-121]
    • vmware: Send password for keyboard-interactive auth. [GH-121]

    🐛 BUG FIXES:

    • vmware: Wait until shut down cleans up properly to avoid corrupt disk files. [GH-111]
  • v0.1.3

    July 01, 2013

    🔋 FEATURES:

    • 🏗 The VMware builder can now upload the VMware tools for you into the VM. This is opt-in, you must specify the tools_upload_flavor option. See the website for more documentation.

    👌 IMPROVEMENTS:

    • 🙋‍♂ digitalocean: Errors contain human-friendly error messages. [GH-85]

    🐛 BUG FIXES:

    • 🔌 core: More plugin server fixes that avoid hangs on OS X 10.7. [GH-87]
    • vagrant: AWS boxes will keep the AMI artifact around. [GH-55]
    • 📜 virtualbox: More robust version parsing for uploading guest additions. [GH-69]
    • 🏗 virtualbox: Output dir and VM name defaults depend on build name, avoiding collisions. [GH-91]
    • 🏗 vmware: Output dir and VM name defaults depend on build name, avoiding collisions. [GH-91]
  • v0.1.2

    June 29, 2013

    👌 IMPROVEMENTS:

    • 🏗 core: Template doesn't validate if there are no builders.
    • vmware: Delete any VMware files in the VM that aren't necessary for it to function.

    🐛 BUG FIXES:

    • 🔌 core: Plugin servers consider a port in use if there is any error listening to it. This fixes I18n issues and Windows. [GH-58]
    • amazon-ebs: Sleep between checking instance state to avoid RequestLimitExceeded. [GH-50]
    • vagrant: Rename VirtualBox ovf to "box.ovf" [GH-64]
    • vagrant: VMware boxes have the correct provider type.
    • vmware: Properly populate files in artifact so that the Vagrant post-processor works. [GH-63]
  • v0.1.1

    June 28, 2013

    🐛 BUG FIXES:

    • 🔌 core: plugins listen explicitly on 127.0.0.1, fixing odd hangs. [GH-37]
    • core: fix race condition on verifying checksum of large ISOs which could cause panics. [GH-52]
    • 0️⃣ virtualbox: boot_wait defaults to "10s" rather than 0. [GH-44]
    • virtualbox: if http_port_min and max are the same, it will no longer panic. [GH-53]
    • 0️⃣ vmware: boot_wait defaults to "10s" rather than 0. [GH-44]
    • vmware: if http_port_min and max are the same, it will no longer panic. [GH-53]
  • v0.1.0

    June 28, 2013
    • 🎉 Initial release