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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] automation: add SLES 11 SP4 dockerfile

On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 01:25:22AM -0600, Jan Beulich wrote:
> >>> On 17.07.18 at 22:03, <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Signed-off-by: Wei Liu <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > ---
> > No OVMF because it requires gcc 4.4 or later.
> > No seabios because it requires anonymous union initialisation
> This is unfortunate, and could perhaps be worked around by using the
> alternative newer gcc-5 (iirc) that is being provided. Otoh we're not
> so much after the build checking of 3rd party components here anyway.

I'm not going to do special arrangement for that in CI, but I will try
to put the alternative compiler in so that developers can try it out.
The main purpose of this container is to use old compiler in our CI

> > No QEMU upstrea because sed doesn't support -E.
> This has been fixed in qemu quite some time ago (6809df1df0).

Right. I suppose once we update qemu-xen, it should build fine.

> > vmcs.c vmx_find_msr and vmx_del_msr build failure in pv shim because
> > the compiler thinks total, substart and subend may be used
> > uninitialised.  The compiler doesn't complain while building normal
> > xen though.
> A patch for this was already sent, but I mean to work out whether
> instead some CFLAGS issue exists.

Just saw it.


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