Here's a short overview about the changes found in version 4.8.1:

* Type __consul: Add option for directly downloading on target host (Darko Poljak)
* Core: Add -4 and -6 params to force IPv4, IPv6 addresses respectively (Darko Poljak)
* Type __package_update_index: Fix messaging (Thomas Eckert)
* Type __package_dpkg: Add state parameter and messaging (Thomas Eckert)
* Core: Fix a case when HOME is set but empty (Darko Poljak)
* Core: Fix non-existent manifest non graceful handling (Darko Poljak)
* Core: Fix main and inventory parent argparse options (Darko Poljak)
* Core: Fix lost error info with parallel jobs (option -j) (Darko Poljak)
* Core: Fix determining beta value through configuration (Darko Poljak)
* Core: Fix determining save_output_streams value through configuration (Darko Poljak)
* Core: Support in-distribution config file (Darko Poljak)
* New type: __apt_default_release (Matthijs Kooijman)
* Type __file: Add pre-exists state (Matthijs Kooijman)
* Type __grafana_dashboard: Add support for stretch + ascii (Nico Schottelius)
* Core: Fix idna (getaddrinfo) unicode tracebak for invalid host name (Darko Poljak)

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