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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 04/20] autoconf: New test for openpty et al.

Ian Campbell writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 04/20] autoconf: New test for 
openpty et al."):
> On Mon, 2012-04-16 at 11:32 +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > > Does this fail if -lutil isn't available? My (perhaps mistaken) reading
> > > of the commit message was that -lutil was only needed on some platforms?
> > 
> > Yes, it will do.  Currently -lutil is used everywhere except Solaris
> > but surely Solaris support has rotted by now.  I could change the
> > patch to try both with and without, I guess.
> OK, I think we can just leave it until someone ports Xen to a platform
> which has this behaviour (i.e. it can be tested)

I've updated it anyway, as it wasn't too hard.

> > > On the other hand the AC_MSG_FAILURE doesn't see to have appeared in the
> > > configure output -- so maybe I just understand what all these macros are
> > > actually doing.
> > 
> > Linux has -lutil.
> I meant that the message doesn't seem to appear in the generate
> configure script itself.

While editing this patch I found that I had some of the bracketing
wrong.  That was probably it.  It'll be fixed in v2.


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