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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] build: honor autogen.sh --no-git

On Wed, Jul 03, 2013 at 03:07:51PM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
> Based on a report by Chandrashekar Shastri, at
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=979360
> On systems where git cannot access the outside world, a developer
> can instead arrange to get a copy of gnulib at the right commit
> via side channels (such as NFS share drives), set GNULIB_SRCDIR,
> then use ./autogen.sh --no-git.  In this setup, we will now
> avoid direct use of git.  Of course, this means no automatic
> gnulib updates when libvirt.git updates its submodule, but it
> is expected that any developer in such a situation is already
> prepared to deal with the fallout.

Could you also expand


to describe how to build from GIT, but without needing direct
net access. It has come up periodically & we don't have any
docs about this aspect afaik.

ACK to changes

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