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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] check device-mapper when building without storage mpath



At 02/18/2011 05:35 PM, Justin Clift Write:
> On 18/02/2011, at 8:07 PM, Wen Congyang wrote:
>> At 02/18/2011 05:00 PM, Justin Clift Write:
>>> On 18/02/2011, at 7:46 PM, Jiri Denemark wrote:
>>> <snip>
>>>>
>>>>> Thanks for the fix, actually It can be reproduced simply by:
>>>>> % ./autogen.sh --with-storage-mpath=no
>>>>> % make
>>>>>
>>>>> As src/util/util.c invokes "dm_is_dm_major".
>>>>
>>>> Yes it does, but I'm not convinced this is the right approach to fix it. Why
>>>> should libvirt always require device-mapper libraries?
>>>
>>> As a data point, device-mapper isn't available on non-Linux platforms.  If
>>> Osier was meaning to make it "required", I can see a problem about there. ;)
>>
>> Do we build storage mpath on such platforms?
> 
> No.  This is the ./configure output on OSX using libvirt 0.8.8, with most of
> the stuff enabled that can be made to compile:
> 

<snip>

> Hope that's useful info. :)

Thank you for providing such useful info.

> 
> Regards and best wishes,
> 
> Justin Clift


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