[libvirt] [PATCH] Allow use of file images for LXC container filesystems

Eric Blake eblake at redhat.com
Wed Sep 28 17:39:35 UTC 2011

On 09/28/2011 11:38 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 10:46:12AM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
>> On 09/28/2011 02:02 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>>>> The kernel headers available on RHEL 5 or CentOS 5 lack this enum
>>>> value, which causes compilation to fail if you are trying to build
>>>> lxc support for these older systems.
>>> This code shouldn't ever be being compiled on RHEL5, since it does not
>>> have any kernel container namespace support at all. So if we have a new
>>> enough kernel for LXC, we should have LO_FLAGS_AUTOCLEAR
>> Which code - all of LXC, or just the code using LO_FLAGS_AUTOCLEAR
>> (that is, code related to lxc namespace support)?  Because using
>> just the stock ./autogen.sh on RHEL 5 currently tries to build lxc,
>> and because LO_FLAGS_AUTOCLEAR is missing, it is failing to compile.
> All of LXC.

OK, that makes my configure.ac patch easier - probe for 
LO_FLAGS_AUTOCLEAR as a prereq for --with-lxc.  Patch coming up soon.

Eric Blake   eblake at redhat.com    +1-801-349-2682
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