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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 1/2] autoconf: check for wget and ftp

On 30/10/12 18:32, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Roger Pau Monné writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 1/2] autoconf: check for wget 
> and ftp"):
>> On 30/10/12 16:02, Ian Jackson wrote:
>>> I don't think this can be right; wget is used in many more places.  At
>>> the very least it looks like it will break the stubdom build since
>>> that is full of WGET.  Did you grep for WGET ?
>> Does stubdom build import config/Tools.mk? I thought it was only used to
>> build the tools directory. If that's the case I don't think it will
>> break anything, since we define a new variable $FETCHER, that shouldn't
>> be used anywhere else, so the rest will continue to use the hardcoded
>> wget, or whatever it was using prior to this patch.
> Err, yes, it seems stubdom/Makefile has its own definition of wget.
> But stubdom builds are still going to be broken without wget then ?

Yes, but I don't think we should check for the requirements of stubdoms
build process if we are not going to include config/Tools.mk to build
them. For example NetBSD cannot build stubdoms (for other reasons), so
we shouldn't enforce wget presence in configure.

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