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Re: [PATCH] xfstests: check for dmapi headers

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] xfstests: check for dmapi headers
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2008 15:19:28 -0500
Cc: xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 01:18:35PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
>> I'm no autoconf wizard, but I think this does the trick to allow
>> xfstests build to succeed when dmapi headers are missing, as
>> they probably will be for any distro that doesn't ship with
>> dmapi in the kernel, or dmapi userspace.
>>
>> AFAIK the dmapi-related tests all fail gracefully with "not run."
> 
> Looks sane to me, although the dmapi library can of course be shipped
> without kernel support - it's just rather useless that way :)
> 

true, but very, very little motivation for that :)

-Eric

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