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

On Thu, 2006-08-10 at 14:51 +0100, Julian Chesterfield wrote:
> 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.

Except that for distributions, if there's a bugfix which needs to be
applied to libaio, it now needs to go to two different places.  This is
a path that is all but guaranteed to be a headache for distros in the
future :(


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