[libvirt] make not invoking rpcgen remote_protocol.x

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Wed Nov 26 13:44:16 UTC 2008

On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 05:52:30PM +0200, Kenneth Nagin wrote:
> I am attempting to add some new libvirt functions that I intend to submit
> for your approval.
> I have made changes to remote_protocol.x.  Initially it generated the
> expected files.
> However,  after making a few changes the make no causes it to generate
> files.
> Manually invoke rpcgen -c remote_protocol.x > remote_protocol.c seems
> to get around the compile problem.  But now I'm getting a "Remote error :
> marshaling args"
> I 'm think there is a problem in the make.

Did you fix this in the end?

It matter a lot which version of rpcgen you are using.  Currently we
only recommend using rpcgen that comes with glibc.  This version of
rpcgen has its own problems, but not as many as affect other versions
of rpcgen.


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