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Re: [libvirt] Compiling Error

On 05/29/2012 12:51 PM, Eric Blake wrote:

> Found it, and I'm pushing this under the build-breaker rule.  It's
> always fun when _deleting_ lines from Makefile.am results in _adding_
> lines to Makefile to fix the bug.
> From 8a115526e6f64f1ffb2fbff6e29c845f68f66510 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Eric Blake <eblake redhat com>
> Date: Tue, 29 May 2012 12:41:06 -0600
> Subject: [PATCH] build: fix missing dependencies for libvirt-qemu.so
> The moment you specify a _DEPENDENCIES, automake (stupidly) assumes
> that you will specify _all_ dependencies for that target.  This
> stupidity has been fixed in automake 1.12, but we cannot rely on
> newer automake everywhere.  For libvirt_la_DEPENDENCIES, we took
> care of providing the full list, but for libvirt_qemu_la_DEPENDENCIES,
> we were missing the dependency on libvirt_qemu_impl.la, which resulted
> in a failed build:
> make[3]: Entering directory `/home/ajia/Workspace/libvirt/src'
>    CCLD   libvirt_driver_qemu.la
> libtool: link: `libvirt_qemu_probes.lo' is not a valid libtool object
> * src/Makefile.am (libvirt_driver_qemu_la_DEPENDENCIES): Delete;
> automake does a better job if it does the entire job.

Except that it didn't entirely fix things.  It helped in an incremental
build, but not from a fresh checkout.  I'm still working on a proper
fix, which works from a fresh checkout as well as an incremental build,
in both in-tree and VPATH builds.  Stay tuned, and I feel bad about the

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

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