[Libvir] Finally - fix the build on Debian

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Tue May 29 14:30:13 UTC 2007

On Tue, May 29, 2007 at 03:21:48PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> The attached patch fixes three separate build problems on Debian:
> (1) The libtool autoconf macro is wrong in that it requires a C++ 
> compiler and /lib/cpp, neither of which seems to be really needed.
> (2) If you pass -fstack-protector while compiling, then you also need to 
> pass it while linking, so that gcc knows to link -lssp.
> (3) Long-standing problem that xencapstest.c won't compile --without-xen.
> Well, OK so I didn't actually fix (1), but I did add a note to the TODO 
> file pointing out the problem.  So you'll still need to install the 
> Debian "g++" package before you can compile libvirt.

None of this is actually Debian specific, it actually affects various setups.
Patch looks fine to me,


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