On behalf of the Beaker development team, I'm pleased to announce that
Beaker 0.16.0 is now available from the Beaker web site .
The headline feature in this release is experimental server-side support
for "external tasks". A recipe can now refer to tasks by URL, without
needing the task to exist in Beaker's task library. Alternative
harnesses can use this functionality to run tasks directly from source
control or other locations outside Beaker's task library.
This release also adds a new permission to system access policies:
"view". System owners can use the access policy to control exactly who
can see their system. This is a more flexible replacement for the
A number of other enhancements and bug fixes are included in this
release as well. For a complete description, refer to the Beaker 0.16
release notes .
The detailed list of all changes made since Beaker 0.15.5 is also
Dan Callaghan <dcallagh(a)redhat.com>
Software Engineer, Hosted & Shared Services
Red Hat, Inc.