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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] Introduce virFilePrintf() as a portable fprintf()

On 05/17/2013 08:34 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 05/17/2013 08:11 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>> From: "Daniel P. Berrange" <berrange redhat com>
>> We can't use GNULIB's fprintf-posix due to licensing
>> incompatibilities. We do already have a portable
>> formatting via virAsprintf() which we got from GNULIB
>> though. We can use to create a virFilePrintf() function.
>> But really gnulib could just provide a 'fprintf'
>> module, that depended on just its 'asprintf' module.
> I'll pursue that course of action in gnulib today; it may be a lot
> simpler than forbidding fprintf throughout libvirt.  Potential NACK if I
> can post a gnulib solution in a timely manner.

I'm still working that angle, but it's no longer timely; now that we hit
rc2, any gnulib update must wait until post-release.  Therefore, I've
gone ahead and committed your patch for the sake of a clean mingw build
for 1.0.6.

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

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