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

From: Daniel P . Berrangé
Subject: Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v1] configure: require glib-2.24
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:23:20 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.9.2 (2017-12-15)

On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 11:20:17AM +0200, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
>   Hi,
> > 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.

You would likely just have to build it all into /opt/qemu so it is
isolated from whatever the distro included. 

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