Subject: [ansible-devel] Upstream Ansible 2.8.0rc2 released

Hi all- we're happy to announce that the general release of Ansible 2.8.0rc2 is
now available!
How do you get it?

$ pip install ansible==2.8.0rc2 --user

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

* 2.8.0rc2
  SHA256: 613871c1d83d762ad24b7342a7d93fc5663d9c20aeaeba7947aa6057258b76dd
What's new in 2.8.0rc2

This release is a maintenance release containing numerous bugfixes. The full
changelog is at:

* 2.8.0rc2
What's the schedule for future releases?

Ansible 2.8.0 is still on schedule for upstream release on May 16th.
Please see the Roadmap documentation for more information.

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 2.8.0rc2, 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