Announcing Linkerd2 edge-19.9.1

Alex Leong

Happy Friday, everyone!

It's time for another edge release of Linkerd!  The latest stable release is stable-2.5.0.

To install this edge release, run: curl | sh

This edge release adds traffic splits into the Linkerd dashboard as well as a
variety of other improvements.

Full release notes:

  • CLI
    • Improved the error message when the CLI cannot connect to Kubernetes (thanks @alenkacz!)
    • Added --address flag to linkerd dashboard (thanks @bmcstdio!)
  • Controller
    • Fixed an issue where the proxy-injector had insufficient RBAC permissions
    • Added support for disabling the heartbeat cronjob (thanks @kevtaylor!)
  • Proxy
    • Decreased proxy Docker image size by removing bundled debug tools
    • Fixed an issue where the incorrect content-length could be set for GET requests with bodies
  • Web UI
    • Added trafficsplits as a resource to the dashboard, including a trafficsplit detail page
  • Internal
    • Added support for Kubernetes 1.16
As always, we're excited to hear your feedback. Please try the new release and 
send questions/comments to this mailing list, and report bugs via GitHub.


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