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Re: [PATCH] xfstests: check for dmapi headers

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] xfstests: check for dmapi headers
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2008 22:01:48 -0500
In-reply-to: <20081025233231.GB11948@disturbed>
References: <490362FB.5000300@xxxxxxxxxxx> <20081025201840.GB28002@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> <49037F50.3010400@xxxxxxxxxxx> <20081025233231.GB11948@disturbed>
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Dave Chinner wrote:
> 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\*
> Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
> | 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 
> environment
> ii  libdm0-dev         2.2.8-1            Data Management API static 
> libraries and headers
> $

I meant my motivation ;)

-Eric

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