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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v8 1/2] OSSTEST: introduce a raisin build test

On Tue, 2015-08-04 at 14:18 +0100, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Aug 2015, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > On Tue, 2015-08-04 at 12:18 +0100, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
> > > > It hasn't actually failed though, is that normal?
> > >  
> > > It is an "optional" dependency, without it passthrough is disabled in
> > > qemu-traditional. Passing -n tell raisin to "shut up, do nothing and
> > > continue", so at the end the build still succeed.
> > 
> > What other sorts of things are optional?
> There isn't really a distinction between mandatory dependencies and
> optional dependencies in raisin. This is what raisin is currently
> complaining about:
> bridge-utils pciutils-dev libnl-3-dev libnl-route-3-dev
> bridge-utils is actually a run time dependency for Xen, while
> libnl-3-dev and libnl-route-3-dev are build time dependencies for
> libvirt. I think they are needed for vlan support. Should I add them
> too?

I think so, I have a feeling Remus might use them too? cf "[PATCH] osstest:
install libnl3 packages" from Roger.


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