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Re: [PATCH] xfstests: check for dmapi headers

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] xfstests: check for dmapi headers
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 26 Oct 2008 10:32:31 +1100
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <49037F50.3010400@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Mail-followup-to: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <490362FB.5000300@xxxxxxxxxxx> <20081025201840.GB28002@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> <49037F50.3010400@xxxxxxxxxxx>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)
On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 03:19:28PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> 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 :)

$ dpkg -l libdm0\*
| Status=Not/Inst/Cfg-files/Unpacked/Failed-cfg/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name               Version            Description
ii  libdm0             2.2.8-1            Data Management API runtime 
ii  libdm0-dev         2.2.8-1            Data Management API static libraries 
and headers


Dave Chinner

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