What's new since Babeltrace 2.0.5?

This release brings an assortment of fixes and improvements across the board.

Highlights include numerous fixes to ensure the compatibility of the Python bindings with newer Python versions, enhancements for handling inactive streams in the LTTng live source, and various documentation and test suite refinements.

Below is the full list of changes in this update:

2024-03-28 Babeltrace 2.0.6 (Respect Your Cat Day)
    * bt2: disable some warnings for `native_bt.c`
    * bt2: compile `native_bt.c` with `-Wno-undef`
    * Fix: src.ctf.lttng-live: expect NEW_STREAM/METADATA for inactive streams
    * Fix: `babeltrace2 convert`: don't consider the `--plugin-path` opt.
    * include/babeltrace2/plugin/plugin-dev.h: "define" -> "definition
    * Fix: doc: escape double quote in bt_p alias
    * Fix: bt2: pass _TraceClassConst to destruction listeners
    * fix: 'load_module()' deprecated in Python 3.12
    * tests: retry os.rename on PermissionError failure in lttng_live_server.py
    * doc: fix uptream -> upstream typos
    * fix: test_message_iterator.py hangs on Python 3.12
    * plugin-dev: mark symbols meant to be public with __attribute__((visibility("default")))
    * Silence -Wunused-but-set-variable error with clang
    * Fix: Windows DLL path lookup with Python >= 3.8
    * doc/man: make default values of boolean init. params. clearer
    * RFC: docs: fix: Match stated automake requirement
    * fix: make flake8 6.x happy
    * fix: running black on python 3.11
    * bt_query_executor_create_with_method_data(): fix docs note
    * Fix: ctf-writer: null dereference in bt_ctf_trace_common_add_stream_class
    * Update working version to Babeltrace v2.0.6

We've worked hard to address issues and enhance the Babeltrace project, and we appreciate the community's feedback and contributions. As always, we look forward to hearing about your experiences with this release and how we can continue to improve Babeltrace!

As we celebrate the release of Babeltrace 2.0.6, let's also take a moment to appreciate our feline companions, who often keep us company during those long debugging sessions.

Happy coding, and give your cat (or pet of choice) some extra respect today!

Important links

Babeltrace 2.0.6 tarball:

Babeltrace website:

Mailing list (for support and development):
lttng-dev at lists.lttng.org

IRC channel:
#lttng on irc.oftc.net

Git repository:

GitHub project:

Continuous integration:

Code review: