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Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] configure: Save PKG_CONFIG_LIBDI

From: Thomas Huth
Subject: Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] configure: Save PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR and WINDRES in config.status
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2018 12:58:33 +0200
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On 2018-09-04 12:43, Daniel P. Berrangé wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 04, 2018 at 09:02:18AM +0200, Thomas Huth wrote:
>> When cross-compiling QEMU for a target that significantly differs from
>> the host, the current information in config.status is not enough to
>> properly re-create the configuration. For example when I try to test
>> my build with the mingw32 cross-compiler, I regularly get this error
>> after the build system tried to re-create the configuration with the
>> config.status file:
>> ERROR: sizeof(size_t) doesn't match GLIB_SIZEOF_SIZE_T.
>>        You probably need to set PKG_CONFIG_LIBDIR
>>        to point to the right pkg-config files for your
>>        build target
>> A similar problem exists for the "windres" tool, where you have to
>> set the WINDRES variable in case it has a different name.
>> So let's fix these issues by storing the configuration for these
>> variables in the config.status file, too.
> Doh, I sent a patch to fix this problem more broadly years ago now:
>   https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2015-11/msg04157.html
> but it appears no maintainer ever merged it !

This certainly eases some configurations ... could you refresh the patch
and post it again?


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