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Re: [libvirt] [PATCHv3] build: avoid -lgcrypt with newer gnutls

On 08/07/2013 07:29 AM, Doug Goldstein wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 3:45 PM, Eric Blake <eblake redhat com> wrote:
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=951637
>> Newer gnutls uses nettle, rather than gcrypt, which is a lot nicer
>> regarding initialization.  Yet we were unconditionally initializing
>> gcrypt even when gnutls wouldn't be using it, and having two crypto
>> libraries linked into libvirt.so is pointless, but mostly harmless
>> (it doesn't crash, but does interfere with certification efforts).

>> v3: configure logic is enhanced to try harder to get the
>> right answer for gentoo.  I tested with Fedora 19 and RHEL 6,
>> but need feedback from a gentoo tester before this can go in.

> I can ACK this by visual code inspection. I haven't explicitly tested
> this patch but its a cleaned up version of the patch we previously
> discussed it. If you need me to test it, I can do that tonight.

I'd feel better with an explicit test; we're in no rush, so I'll wait
for your test results on gentoo.

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

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