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Re: Help on Meson build Error



On Fri, Sep 25, 2020 at 10:40:34AM +0200, Andrea Bolognani wrote:
> On Fri, 2020-09-25 at 16:21 +0800, Wei Wang wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 25, 2020 at 3:56 PM Andrea Bolognani <abologna redhat com> wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2020-09-25 at 10:33 +0800, Wei Wang wrote:
> > > > In file included from ../src/util/virfile.c:42:
> > > > /usr/include/libutil.h:43:10: fatal error: sys/_types.h: No such file or directory
> > > >    43 | #include <sys/_types.h>
> > > >       |          ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > > > compilation terminated.
> > > > [51/908] Compiling C object src/qemu/libvirt_driver_qemu_impl.a.p/qemu_driver.c.o
> > > > ninja: build stopped: subcommand failed
> > > >  
> > > > I have  /usr/include/sys/types.h, but no "_types.h"
> > > 
> > > Are you building on FreeBSD? Because that's where we expect
> > > <libutil.h> to be included. If you're not on FreeBSD, can you check
> > > which package /usr/include/libutil.h belongs to?
> >  
> > No, I'm building on Linux. It belongs to libutil-freebsd-dev, not sure why that's needed in my build.
> 
> Can you retry after uninstalling that package? It looks like it
> messes up our header detection, and I sort of doubt we care enough
> about this scenario to change our build system to cope with it.

Yes, we do need to fix our build system. The user can have valid reasons
for having such a package installed, and we shouldn't require them to
remove it.


Regards,
Daniel
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