[libvirt] make not invoking rpcgen remote_protocol.x

Kenneth Nagin NAGIN at il.ibm.com
Wed Nov 26 14:21:13 UTC 2008

>"Richard W.M. Jones" <rjones at redhat.com> wrote on 26/11/2008 15:44:16:

> 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
> > 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.
> Rich.
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> Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat
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The following procedure seems to work:
starting from the libvirt root directory>
cd qemud
rpcgen -c remote_protocol.x
cd ..
make -C qemud remote_protocol.c
make clean

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