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Re: [Libguestfs] new buildtime dependency qemu-img



On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 09:40:27PM +0200, Olaf Hering wrote:
> 
> After the upgrade from 1.20.9 to .10 my libguestfs package fails to
> build because qemu-img is not installed.

qemu-img is listed as 'R' (required) in the README file.  The reason
it's needed is because we're now building some qcow2 test images in
tests/data.

> Since qemu is not a hard requirement to build a package [...]

In Fedora we split qemu-img off into a separate subpackage that
doesn't depend on the main qemu package.

> I wonder how to fix the tests/data rules so that the targets which
> call qemu-img depend on "make test" or whatever requires the
> generated files.

I believe it may work if you change noinst_DATA -> check_DATA.
I don't think we use the test files outside the tests.

Rich.

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