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Re: [Qemu-devel] Re: [COMMIT e20a8df] Compile fdc, escc and SCSI control

From: Paul Brook
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Re: [COMMIT e20a8df] Compile fdc, escc and SCSI controllers only once
Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 16:49:37 +0100
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> >  > Yes, I forgot about the whole-archive hack. I've disabled it for
> >  > hwlib, so now arm-softmmu links.
> >
> > This is completely wrong. The reason we use whole-archive is so that
> > device constructors are run. Most machines are broken after your change.
> Did you test? I don't see any breakage, qemu-img --help shows all
> block formats and qemu-system-arm -M '?' lists all machines.
> Because whole-archive is still used for libqemu_common.a, all devices
> in that archive are linked in (whether they are used or not!), so the
> constructors work.

The machines themselves are there, but many of the devices they use (e.g. the 
pci scsi emulation) are not.


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