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Re: [Xen-devel] Install of Xen 4.8 on Fedora 25 makes the box unbootable.. which is due to /var/run/xen being created, instead of /run/xen

On Thu, 16 Feb 2017, Juergen Gross wrote:

> On 16/02/17 08:52, Olaf Hering wrote:
> > Am Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:51:12 -0500
> > schrieb Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> >> mkdir /run/xen
> >> mkdir /run/xenstored
> > 
> > This must be done by the startup scripts because the "run" directories,
> > where ever they are, are volatile.
> > 
> > I think confiugre should check if "/run" exists and assume this is a
> > systemd based system and adjust the Makefile variables to be
> > either /var/run or /run.
> You can't assume ./configure is running on the same system as Xen is
> being built for.
> Just sent a patch adding "--with-rundir" parameter to configure.

Build time detection makes sense to determine the default setting, but 
there should probably be an option to override it for when you are 
building in one environment for use in a different one.

        Michael Young

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