Re: Bug - libvirt persists on having dnsmasq

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On 08/16/11 15:15, Laine Stump wrote:
> On 08/14/2011 10:49 AM, Zdenek Styblik wrote:
>> On 08/14/11 16:17, Zdenek Styblik wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I've noticed libvirt is persisting to have dnsmasq present and
>>> use it. Version of libvirt in question is 0.9.4.
>>> There is no dnsmasq present on the Host during libvirt
>>> compilation, yet it seems to me ./configure wrongfully finds
>>> one:
>>> ~~~ SNIP ~~~ configure:46087: checking for dnsmasq 
>>> configure:46119: result: dnsmasq ~~~ SNIP ~~~
>>> shouldn't there be "result: no"? As far as I remember - no
>>> dnsmasq present during compilation, no usage of it later. However
>>> I might have missed something - change in behavior, requirements
>>> etc. This is possible. Still, if required "component" is missing,
>>> I say compilation resp. configure should fail.
> Well, libvirt.spec has had Require: dnsmasq for at least a couple
> years, so any install of a libvirt rpm should fail when dnsmasq isn't
> present. I don't know for certain how long the BuildRequires: dnsmasq
> has been there, but certainly for at least a year (the last time the
> line was modified), so any rpm builds should also fail.
> But of course if you're running ./ and then make, that
> doesn't involve the specfile.
> dnsmasq really is an integral part of the network driver; I don't
> know that it makes any sense to "fix" things so it can be built
> without dnsmasq. It's probably a good idea to make the failure
> complete though.
> -- libvir-list mailing list libvir-list@xxxxxxxxxx 

I've been clear on what I'm doing. I'm compiling libvirt as ever before.
And until libvirt-0.9.3 dnsmasq was not mandatory.

I'm running libvirt-0.9.3 *without* dnsmasq right now and just fine.


Zdenek Styblik
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