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[libvirt] UPDATE: Re: [PATCH] specfile: require libnl3 for Fedora >= 18 and RHEL >= 7



On 08/24/2012 06:04 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 08/24/2012 03:57 PM, Laine Stump wrote:
>> Everything is ready in both netcf and libvirt to switch over to libnl3
>> in future releases of both Fedora and RHEL. This needs to be done more
>> or less simultaneously in both packages, though, because you can't mix
>> libnl1.1 and libnl3 in the same process (e.g. libvirtd using
>> libnl-3.so and libnetcf.so, while libnetcf.so uses libnl.so)
>>
>> This patch does two things when fedora >= 18 || rhel >= 7):
>>
>>   1) requires libnl3-devel
>>   2) requires netcf-devel-0.2.2 or greater
>>
>> (the idea is that a similar patch is going into netcf's specfile, so
>> that when a build of netcf is done on F18 or later (or RHEL7 or later)
>> netcf will be guaranteed to be built with libnl3 rather than
>> libnl-1.1)
>> ---
>>  libvirt.spec.in | 9 +++++++++
>>  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)
> Makes sense - you have my ACK from a review standpoint, although I'd at
> least like to test a build against the netcf package from F18
> updates-testing if we have time to do that before DV cuts the 0.10.0
> release.

Okay, I've cut the netcf-0.2.2 release, done builds for F18 and rawhide,
submitted the F18 update, and added a build-override to force use of
netcf-0.2.2.fc18.

On the libvirt side, I tried a scratch build on f18 and found a problem
with CFLAGS that only occurs when building on a system that has
libnl3-devel only (no libnl-devel). I pushed a patch for that (because
it's a one line build breaker) and scratch builds with the updated
libvirt.spec now build properly with netcf-0.2.2 and libnl3-devel.

So everything should be okay to push the original patch in this thread.
As we've discussed, it will be much simpler to deal with if we can do
that before 0.10.0 is released, but I won't be around during the week to
make sure it happens (unless someone ACKs in the next 5 hours or so :-)

So - if/when you ACK the patch, please also push it.

Thanks!


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