Subject: [ansible-devel] Ansible-2.8.0b1 available for testing

Hi all- we're happy to announce that Ansible 2.8.0b1 is
now available for testing!
How do you get it?

$ pip install ansible==2.8.0b1 --user

The tar.gz of the releases can be found here:

* 2.8.0b1
  SHA256: c88b6e27070fea4a664334a3427e02ee17a5daf8f8f3c33cec5a99fc5a10d3cf
What's new in 2.8.0b1

This release is a beta pre-release containing numerous bugfixes and a
few new, minor features from 2.8.0-alpha1. The full
changelog is at:

* 2.8.0b1
What's the schedule for 2.8.0 final?

You can see the anticipated schedule on this page:

We currently expect to release 2.8.0 final on May 16th.

Porting Help

We've published a porting guide at to
help migrate your content to 2.8.
If you discover any errors or if any of your working playbooks break when you
upgrade to 2.8.0b1, please use the following link to report the regression:

In your issue, be sure to mention the Ansible version that works and the one
that doesn't.


-Toshio Kuratomi