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Re: [Qemu-devel] [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0/3] Document intent for supported b

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0/3] Document intent for supported build platforms and bump min glib to 2.42
Date: Tue, 8 May 2018 17:05:06 +0200
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On 08/05/2018 16:50, George Dunlap wrote:
> Tailing into that, with my CentOS package maintainer hat on: You said
> that the code in question compiled on RHEL 6 because RH had backported
> the function in question.  Will QEMU continue to actually compile on
> RHEL 6 / CentOS 6?  I.e., will configure be checking for that
> function, or only checking for the version number?

The latter, because we're also dropping all the compatibility code that
allowed QEMU to compile on older glib versions.


> If the former, then the CentOS 6 Xen packages won't be affected.  If
> the latter, then at some point I'll have to stop updating the Xen
> version for CentOS 6 -- but as the CentOS 6 EOL is coming up in 2020,
> it shouldn't be too much of a hardship.

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