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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH][TOOLS] allow the selection of blktap and firmwar

On 10 Aug 2006, at 11:51, Jimi Xenidis wrote:

On Aug 10, 2006, at 6:08 AM, Julian Chesterfield wrote:

Thanks Jim. I'll post the patch to the libaio folks also so we can keep things in synch.

On 10 Aug 2006, at 02:06, Jimi Xenidis wrote:

On Aug 9, 2006, at 12:37 PM, Keir Fraser wrote:
On 9/8/06 1:34 pm, "Jimi Xenidis" <jimix@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I may have missed this discussion, but why can't we just use the one
that comes with the Distro?

That's a question for Julian (cc'ed).

Thanks... but... you... never... said... why?

Because libaio is often not included in the distro. In order to avoid breaking the build we either had to include checks in the Makefile for the existence of the library and build if necessary, or just statically build within the tree. We chose the latter since it was the cleanest approach.

- Julian

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