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Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH] block/dmg: make it modular if using additional

From: Kevin Wolf
Subject: Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH] block/dmg: make it modular if using additional library
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:50:16 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Am 10.03.2015 um 08:06 hat Michael Tokarev geschrieben:
> 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>

First of all: I don't think this is suitable for trivial. The actual
code change might be small, but the change in behaviour is important and
needs discussion.

> 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.

Yes, I'm concerned that making it conditional might be a bit surprising.
I'd like to hear some more opinions before applying this.

Also, should we consider making some more rarely used image formats
modules even if they don't pull in external dependencies?


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