[CentOS-devel] LinchPin v1.6.3 (Update Release) is now available

Tue Oct 9 18:06:35 UTC 2018
Clint Savage <herlo at redhat.com>

We are happy to announce the release of LinchPin v1.6.3! (Hear, Hear!)

This release has the following enhancements:

* Read IP address from correct registered variable (libvirt remote host)
* Add `--no-hooks` and `--ignore-failed-hooks` flags to CLI #689
* Add ability to validate layouts #662
* Allow auth_driver to read from vault #663

This release contains the following documentation updates:

* Update/improve linchpin validate documentation #686
* Remove linchpin validate from advanced topics #716 (Fixes #676)

This release fixes the following bugs/regressions:

* Updated linchpin inventory generation to use relative/absolute paths #696
(Fixes #617)
* Fix small regression when creating random new dir #710 (Fixes #705)
* Add auto_ip back to os_server provisioning #667 (Fixes #596)
* Updated PinFile path to use workspace when mentioned #720 (Fixes #718)
* Update flags ordering and add metavars #725 (Fixes #724)

This release adds testing:

* Add integration tests for linchpin validate command #687
* Add unit tests for linchpin validate #688
* Move unit tests from travis to jenkins #692

The official release notes are available at

This update is available via PyPI: https://pypi.org/project/linchpin/

If you discover any errors or regressions, please open a Github issue (


Clint Savage, Release Manager
Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat
twitter: @herlo, github: herlo, IRC: herlo, #linchpin (freenode)
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