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

To: Julian Chesterfield <jac90@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH][TOOLS] allow the selection of blktap and firmware thru config files
From: Sean Dague <japh@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 22:43:37 -0400
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On Thu, Aug 10, 2006 at 03:27:52PM +0100, Julian Chesterfield wrote:
> >>Because libaio is often not included in the distro.
> >
> >You mean there are distros that do not have a libaio devel package?
> Correct.
> >
> >>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.
> >
> >Assuming the libaio devel package is available, how is this different 
> >than the recent build break that required me to install openssl-devel 
> >packages?
> We link against libcrypto, however I wasn't aware that this requires 
> the openssl-devel package. In my experience libcrypto typically ships 
> as part of the base distro for utilities such as ssh, scp etc.. Perhaps 
> this isn't the case?

In more of the rpm and deb based distros, header files are seperate. 
Building against libcrypto (which comes with openssl), requires
openssl-devel (or openssl-dev in the debian case IIRC).


Sean Dague
IBM Linux Technology Center                     email: japh@xxxxxxxxxx
Open Hypervisor Team                           alt: sldague@xxxxxxxxxx

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