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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] Disable libxl build in RPM on Fedora < 16



On 03/18/2011 11:36 AM, Jim Fehlig wrote:
> Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>> The xen RPM in Fedora isn't new enough to support libxl builds
>> yet. Disable it until Fedora 16
>>
>> Q: What actually is the min required Xen ? Is xen 4.0.1
>> in fact sufficient ? If so I'll change this to s/16/15/
>>   
> 
> Xen 4.0.x contains some "tech preview" libxenlight bits, but it is buggy
> and missing quite a bit of functionality. Xen 4.1.0 is the first release
> with a usable libxenlight IMO. Also, the API changed quite a bit between
> Xen 4.0 and 4.1 and I have not attempted to make the libxl driver work
> with the preview libxenlight.

Can we enhance the configure test (when there is no explicit
--with-libxl) to reject the 4.0.x library, by requiring linking with a
function that only exists in 4.1?

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

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