[Slackbuilds-users] qemu annotations
jvogel4 at stny.rr.com
Sat Dec 27 09:43:42 UTC 2014
On Sat, 27 Dec 2014 07:56:20 +0700
Willy Sudiarto Raharjo <willysr at slackbuilds.org> wrote:
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> > I wasn't really worrying about the "automagical tools" folks, just
> > a check for those, like me, that build stuff manually, only to have
> > the script fail due to a missing tarball. I've added a note in the
> > README to provide a reminder, but who reads those?
> > So the question is,
> > (1) do we want to enforce the use of the newer static libusb and
> > thus have the script fail if libusb source is missing or should the
> > script continue on the assumption that libusb is not needed?
> > (2) have users upgrade the libusb in 14.1, i.e, libusb-1.0.19-sbo
> > as a qemu dependency? Are there 14.1 packages dependent on libusb
> > that upgrading could break?
> > In the long run, #2 might be better...depending on when -current
> > goes -stable. Leaving the SBo script as vanilla as possible will
> > make the SBo transition easier when we all upgrade.
> what if we provide a variable check, such as LIBUSB=yes sh
> ./qemu.SlackBuild will build libusb-0.19 statically, otherwise, it
> will not be built
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