[Libvir] BuildRequires check

Jim Meyering jim at meyering.net
Wed Oct 17 10:43:41 UTC 2007

"Richard W.M. Jones" <rjones at redhat.com> wrote:

> Jim Meyering wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I tried to configure libvirt from cvs on a just-built rawhide system
>> and it failed like this, since I hadn't installed the "check" package,
>> which defines PKG_CHECK_EXISTS:
>>   checking for init script flavor... redhat
>>   checking for iptables... /sbin/iptables
>>   ./configure: line 12187: syntax error near unexpected token `libxml-2.0,LIBXML_FOUND=yes'
>>   ./configure: line 12187: `    PKG_CHECK_EXISTS(libxml-2.0,LIBXML_FOUND=yes)'
>> Here's a fix:
>> 2007-10-17  Jim Meyering  <meyering at redhat.com>
>> 	* libvirt.spec.in (BuildRequires): Add "check".

Good catch.

It's clearer now.
I was running my own versions of autoconf/automake/libtool,
and they didn't see /usr/share/aclocal/pkg.m4.
*That* file comes from pkgconfig, which is already
on the BuildRequires list.

So please ignore this report.

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