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Re: [libvirt] Bug - libvirt persists on having dnsmasq



On 08/16/11 17:38, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 09:15:12AM -0400, Laine Stump wrote:
>> On 08/14/2011 10:49 AM, Zdenek Styblik wrote:
>>> On 08/14/11 16:17, Zdenek Styblik wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I've noticed libvirt is persisting to have dnsmasq present and use it.
>>>> Version of libvirt in question is 0.9.4.
>>>>
>>>> There is no dnsmasq present on the Host during libvirt compilation, yet
>>>> it seems to me ./configure wrongfully finds one:
>>>>
>>>> ~~~ SNIP ~~~
>>>> configure:46087: checking for dnsmasq
>>>> configure:46119: result: dnsmasq
>>>> ~~~ SNIP ~~~
>>>>
>>>> shouldn't there be "result: no"? As far as I remember - no dnsmasq
>>>> present during compilation, no usage of it later. However I might have
>>>> missed something - change in behavior, requirements etc. This is
>>>> possible. Still, if required "component" is missing, I say compilation
>>>> resp. configure should fail.
>>
>> Well, libvirt.spec has had Require: dnsmasq for at least a couple
>> years, so any install of a libvirt rpm should fail when dnsmasq
>> isn't present. I don't know for certain how long the BuildRequires:
>> dnsmasq has been there, but certainly for at least a year (the last
>> time the line was modified), so any rpm builds should also fail.
>>
>> But of course if you're running ./autogen.sh and then make, that
>> doesn't involve the specfile.
>>
>> dnsmasq really is an integral part of the network driver; I don't
>> know that it makes any sense to "fix" things so it can be built
>> without dnsmasq. It's probably a good idea to make the failure
>> complete though.
> 
> We already have an option to disable the virtual network driver. I don't
> think we want to have a separate option for dnsmasq, since that is an
> integral part of hte network driver IMHO
> 
> Daniel

I'm sorry, but what? I did not understand single word, and I mean it -
no irony, no pun.

In other words and what I took from the reply, you mean to tell me from
libvirt-0.9.4 and on one is forced to have dnsmasq around resp. to use
libvirt?

Thanks,
Z.

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