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Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v1] configure: require glib-2.24

From: Gerd Hoffmann
Subject: Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v1] configure: require glib-2.24
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:20:17 +0200
User-agent: NeoMutt/20180323


> Well, it depends. You might be stuck with an old distro because
> some software you want to run depends on it, but also want to run
> newer versions of some programs like QEMU. If you're in that
> boat you can probably live with having to also compile a newer
> version of glib to go with your newer QEMU, though.

Core libraries like glib might not be that easy, I've seen updating glib
breaking apps in the past.

For stuff like spice where qemu and spice clients are pretty much the
only users it is alot more reasonable to say "well, just update
$dependency too if you want run cutting edge qemu."


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