[libvirt] MinGW environment for libvirt (at this moment))

Atsushi SAKAI sakaia at jp.fujitsu.com
Mon Jun 16 00:46:11 UTC 2008

Hi, Rich

I do not know about m4 macro origin.
The current libvirt needs to run on latest version(autoconf 2.60 or later).
For this purpose, m4-1.4.5 or later is needed

If I install native m4-1.4.7, it cannot not compiling autoconf.

Atsushi SAKAI

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

> On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 03:23:36PM +0900, Atsushi SAKAI wrote:
> >  5.expand m4-1.4.7-MSYS.tar.bz2 from root directory
> >   (we need 1.4.5 or later but msysDTK installs 1.4)
> >     Taken from
> >     http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=2435
> I wonder if this is a bug in our use of m4 macros?
> Anyway, thanks for this.  An easier way to solve this whole problem
> would be to add the mingw32 cross compiler to Fedora.  See discussion
> here:
> http://www.redhat.com/archives/rhl-devel-list/2008-April/msg01224.html
> If we had this, we could relatively easily build libvirt DLLs / EXEs
> on our Fedora boxes and ship them through the main site.
> Rich.
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