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Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] block/dmg: make it modular if us

From: Stefan Hajnoczi
Subject: Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] block/dmg: make it modular if using additional library
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:23:34 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 10:06:04AM +0300, Michael Tokarev wrote:
> block/dmg can use additional library (libbz2) to read
> bzip2-compressed files.  Make the block driver to be
> a module if libbz2 support is requested, to avoid extra
> library dependency by default.
> Signed-off-by: Michael Tokarev <address@hidden>
> --
> This might be questionable, to make the thing to be either
> module or built-in depending on build environment, so a
> better idea may be to make it modular unconditionally.
> This block device format isn't used often.
>  block/Makefile.objs | 3 ++-
>  configure           | 3 +++
>  2 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Can you send a series to make all block drivers modules for QEMU 2.4?

A separate/later patch series can demand-load modules (and force all for
probing), but there is already a packaging advantage if block drivers
are built as modules.


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