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Re: [libvirt] libvirt with libssh2?



On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 10:50:37AM +0200, Emre Erenoglu wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm the package maintainer of libvirt for the Pardus distribution. While
> trying to update the package to the latest 0.7.0, I recognized that
> configure script does not find libssh.
> 
> I checked our system and found out that we are using libssh2 instead of
> libssh.
> 
> >From this website (http://www.libssh2.org/libssh2-vs-libssh.html), libssh2
> developers summarize their differences.
> 
> My questions:
> 1) Is there a specific reason why we are using libssh? Is there a patch to
> make libvirt use libssh2 instead?
> 2) What functionality do we loose if we don't have libssh in the system?
> (depending on this, I'll also package libssh or not)

  I guess you activated --with-phyp which currently requires libssh,
but this will be fixed in the future, the result is just that that
driver gets desactivated for now if you don't have libssh

   see http://www.mail-archive.com/libvir-list redhat com/msg15086.html

Daniel

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