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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] build: Properly generate and check virkeepaliveprotocol-structs



On 11/24/2011 07:13 AM, Daniel Veillard wrote:
>> Hmm, I wonder if I should add cppi and pdwtags to my list of required
>> maintainer tools in this unreviewed patch:
>> https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2011-November/msg01052.html
>>
>> They would still be optional for tarball builds, of course, but having
>> them required when doing autogen.sh on libvirt.git may help more
>> developers catch problems up front.
> 
>   Wasn't the problem that cppi isn't universaly available ? If that's
> the case the status quo while a bit more painful for those whove have
> it, avoid a dependance needed to build and submit patches.

Good point - while things like xmllint are available pre-built for RHEL
5, cppi and pdwtags are not, not even through EPEL.  You've convinced me
- keep cppi and pdwtags optional for now, until they are available as
pre-built packages on all the major all Linux development platforms
supported at the time.

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Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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