[Slackbuilds-users] libvirt 4.6.0 is a mess

Andrzej Telszewski atelszewski at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 16:41:00 UTC 2018

On 17/08/2018 18:35, Didier Spaier wrote:
> Hi,
> On 08/17/2018 06:20 PM, Andrzej Telszewski wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've been contacting Robby, but since I haven't received any reply nor I see any correction in the git, I decided to come to the list, so you can take action before the next public update.
>> With version 4.6.0, libvirt has switched from yajl to Jansson.
>> Unfortunately, this switch comes with more problems than it solves:
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1614959
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1614569
>> I've actually experienced the bugs mentioned in the above threads.
>> libvirt team has already switched back for yajl for the next version.
>> What I propose is that you withdraw the 4.6.0 update.
>> Alternatively, you can update for version 4.5.0; the only change needed is changing back to yajl in REQUIRES and --with-yajl.
> But the version in  https://slackbuilds.org/repository/14.2/libraries/libvirt/ is 4.0.O at time of writing so I don't understand what you request Robby to do, nor why there should be a correction in git.
> Did you request an upgrade to 4.6.0 to Robby already, and want to withdraw this request?
> Didier

I'd like those to be withdrawn:


before the public update.

Best regards / Pozdrawiam,
Andrzej Telszewski

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