[libvirt] Licensing of the schemas?

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Thu Dec 17 14:22:53 UTC 2009

On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 03:18:58PM +0100, Diego Elio ???Flameeyes??? Petten? wrote:
> Il giorno gio, 17/12/2009 alle 09.11 +0100, Daniel Veillard ha scritto:
> > 
> >   No idea what Portage is. Please keep the schemas in the main or
> > client
> > package and not as a separated chunk, there is really no reason to put
> > them out, virsh, virt-xml-validate and the schemas should all be in
> > the
> > same package. 
> The RNGs are in the main package (we don't really split packages unless
> we have a hard need, we're neither Debian nor Fedora).
> On the other hand, nxml-mode (part of Emacs 23) works with RNCs, so
> right now there is a *separate* package that takes the libvirt's
> sources, translates the RNGs in RNCs via trang, and installs them with
> the location list in the Emacs library tree.
> You really should try to give me some credit, I've been doing this stuff
> for over five years by now???

I'm not fussed about whatever packaging split you choose - that's upto
distros to decide. From a functional POV it is merely neccessary to ensure
that whenever the libvirt.so is installed, the RNGs are also guarenteed
to be present. If they're separate packages with dependencies, that's no

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