[libvirt] [Libvirt-announce] Start of freeze for libvirt-0.9.5 and availability of rc1

Jason Helfman jhelfman at e-e.com
Thu Sep 8 17:07:39 UTC 2011

On Thu, Sep 08, 2011 at 06:54:08PM +1000, Justin Clift thus spake:
>On 08/09/2011, at 5:29 PM, Daniel Veillard wrote:
>> With a bit of delay, we are entering the freeze for libvirt-0.9.5 .
>> We may make an exception for the last couple of patches from Hu to
>> add string to typed parameters and the extra associated patch, as
>> well as bug fixes too of course !
>> I have made a release candidate 1 tarball (and associated rpms) at
>>  ftp://libvirt.org/libvirt/libvirt-0.9.5-rc1.tar.gz
>> This seems to pass my minimal tests without problems, but please
>> give it a try too and report problems,
>Just tried it on OSX 10.7.1 64-bit.  It barfs with the following:
>    CC     libvirt_driver_storage_la-storage_backend_scsi.lo
>    CC     libvirt_net_rpc_server_la-virnetserverprogram.lo
>  storage/storage_backend_fs.c:616: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'virStorageBackendFileSystemProbe'
>  storage/storage_backend_fs.c: In function 'virStorageBackendExecuteMKFS':
>  storage/storage_backend_fs.c:635: error: 'MKFS' undeclared (first use in this function)
>  storage/storage_backend_fs.c:635: error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
>  storage/storage_backend_fs.c:635: error: for each function it appears in.)
>  storage/storage_backend_fs.c: In function 'virStorageBackendMakeFileSystem':
>  storage/storage_backend_fs.c:681: error: 'FILESYSTEM_PROBE_NOT_FOUND' undeclared (first use in this function)
>  make[3]: *** [libvirt_driver_storage_la-storage_backend_fs.lo] Error 1
>  make[3]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
>  make[2]: *** [all] Error 2
>  make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
>  make: *** [all] Error 2
>Does anyone have time to look into it?
>If it's helpful, the Mac Mini in the Westford RH lab was recently
>upgraded to OSX 10.7, so could be used for testing/debugging if
>someone wants. :)
>NOTE - I'm not subscribed to libvir-list, so please CC me on responses. :)
>Regards and best wishes,
>Justin Clift

I can confirm this build issue on FreeBSD.


Jason Helfman
System Administrator
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