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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] tools/configure: Check if pixman is present on the system

Hi Jan,

On 14/01/15 07:11, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>> Julien Grall <julien.grall@xxxxxxxxxx> 01/13/15 7:17 PM >>>
>> QEMU upstream requires the use of pixman. When pixman is not present the
>> system, the configure of QEMU will fail with:
>> ERROR: pixman not present. Your options:
>> (1) Preferred: Install the pixman devel package (any recent
>> distro should have packages as Xorg needs pixman too).
>> (2) Fetch the pixman submodule, using:
>> git submodule update --init pixman
>> I think we can use by default the version on the system. So check it
>> a Xen configuration time to avoid a build issue later.
> Since qemu building isn't a required part of building the tools, is a check in
> the tools configure process really an appropriate thing to do?

QEMU is a required part of building the tools. Any failure to build QEMU
will make Xen tools build fail. It's reproductible with "make
install-tools" and pixman not installed.


Julien Grall

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