The LXC team is pleased to announce the release of LXC 4.0.2!

This is the second bugfix release for LXC 4.0 which is supported until June 2025.


This release fixes a number of issues that were reported shortly following the original 4.0.0 7 and 4.0.1 3 releases. Some of the highlights include:

  • RISC-V 64bit support
  • Better group handling in lxc-user-nic
  • Seccomp syscall interception fix for newer kernels
  • CGroup v1 limits are now automatically skipped on v2 systems
  • Fix a variety of issues identified by the Coverity Scan service

The LXC 4.0 branch is supported until June 2025. Only bugfixes and securitiy issues get included into the stable bugfix releases, so it’s always safe and recommended to keep up and run the latest bugfix release.

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