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Re: [fedora-virt] a few comment about the current virt pacakges



Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 02:04:28PM +0200, Farkas Levente wrote:
>> Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>>> On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 01:23:06PM +0200, Farkas Levente wrote:
>>>> Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>>>>> On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 11:23:01AM +0200, Farkas Levente wrote:
>>>>>> - libvirt BR qemu. why? which require all qemu package which require
>>>>>> openbios-ppc, vgabios, bochs-bios-data, etherboot-*. so this is a
>>>>>> dependency hell. imho it'd be useful to clean up!
>>>>> The build process wants QEMU so its a BR. There is no dependancy hell
>>>>> here unless you're using the wrong tools. mock trivially pull in the 
>>>>> chain of deps as needed during build, so there's nothing to 'clean up'.
>>>> i can't build (since i don't have ppc) but i need it for qemu-system-ppc
>>>> which is needed by qemu which is needed by libvirt:-(
>>>> are you sure all of these req and br are required?
>>> You're not making any sense here. You don't need a ppc host, to build
>>> qemu-system-ppc. All host architectures can build all QEMU targets,
>>> you're not restricted to matching host & qemu target, with the exception
>>> of KVM.
>> i wrote above i can't build openbios-ppc which required by qemu etc...so
>> i can't build libvirt:-(
> 
> Then just disable the qemu-system-ppc bits in QEMU. It really isn't hard 
> to remove the ppc sub-RPM and change the target-list  for the QEMU build 
> to turn off ppc.

this means even on a primary platform ix86 these packages can't be
rebuild without modification.
wouldn't be easier to put back openbios-ppc, vgabios, bochs-bios-data,
etherboot into qemu?

-- 
  Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"


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