build problem with libxl

Ján Tomko jtomko at
Thu Feb 20 10:31:57 UTC 2020

On Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 11:16:08AM +0100, Christoph wrote:
>Hi all
>since 5.9.0 configure doesnt find the libxl libs/headers...
>It works With 5.8.0, with 5.9.0 not... not even if I set --with-libxl
>What can be the problem?

Do you have both the xen and the xen-devel packages installed?
Also, what distribution are you using?

In v5.9.0 we dropped some workaround for detecting it without


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