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Re: [libvirt] libvirt cannot be built with -Werror on RHEL6RC(x86_64)

On 05/12/2011 05:58 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 05/12/2011 03:55 AM, Wen Congyang wrote:
>> This test program is generated according to gettext.m4.
>> It's a bug of old version gettext, and it's fixed in gettext-0.14.4.
> Unfortunately, there are several other bugs in m4 files inherited as a
> result of our choice of gettext.
>> @@ -1981,7 +1984,7 @@ dnl Enable building libvirtd?
>>  AM_CONDITIONAL([WITH_LIBVIRTD],[test "x$with_libvirtd" = "xyes"])
>>  dnl Check for gettext
> But this hunk would likely break out-of-the-box building of libvirt on
> RHEL 5 and CentOS, if they don't have new enough gettext.

I just confirmed that RHEL 5.6 and CentOS now ship with gettext-0.17; as
does the latest cygwin.  We obviously can't go to the latest upstream of because it would alienate several live supported distros, but I
see no point of limiting ourselves to 0.14.x if moving all the way to
0.17 works.  Are any other popular distros stuck on something older than

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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