Release Notes: Support for kdbus has been added. Two new tools, systemd-networkd and systemd-socket-proxyd, have been added. Several libraries have been combined into a single libsystemd to reduce code duplication.
Release Notes: The getty generator now starts gettys on all secondary consoles as well. Automatic PID file removal and automatic discovery of home and swap GPT partitions has been added.
Release Notes: This release introduced a number of major new concepts such as transient units, and scope and slice units. The systemd binary now does all cgroup management.
Release Notes: The boot-time readahead implementation for rotating media will now read the read-ahead data in multiple passes which consist of all read requests made in equidistant time intervals.
Release Notes: Configuration of unit files may now be extended via drop-in files. systemctl gained a "list-dependencies" command. Resource limits can be controlled at runtime. The vconsole setup will apply font settings to all VTs.
Release Notes: Timer units now support calendar time events. udev now supports a number of different naming policies for network interfaces for predictable names. bootchart has been added to the systemd tree. A number of PolicyKit actions are now bound together with "imply" rules.
Release Notes: udev gained support for loading additional device properties from an indexed database keyed by dev identifiers. The Journal gained support for the "Message Catalog", an indexed database to link up additional information with journal entries.
Release Notes: This release supports the "--since" and "--until" options to filter by time. The journal daemon now supports time-based rotation. It will also index available field values for each field name.
Release Notes: An empty or non-existent /etc/vconsole.conf now causes the retention of the kernel state instead of loading systemd-specified defaults.
Release Notes: An (optional) journal gateway daemon is now available as "systemd-journal-gatewayd.service". This service provides access to the journal via HTTP and JSON.