[arch-dev-public] netcf and the libnl rebuild

Jan Steffens jan.steffens at gmail.com
Sat Feb 11 12:49:52 EST 2012

On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 4:13 PM, Jan Steffens <jan.steffens at gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anyone know netcf[1]? It still needs a rebuild[2] for the libnl
> 3.2 bump and it seems to be outdated as well (0.1.7 in our repos,
> 0.1.9 upstream).
> Ubuntu has libnl 3.2 patches[3] for it, but they don't apply to the
> upstream 0.1.9 sources.
> I'd rather have this handled properly instead of just blindly
> rebuilding against libnl1.
> [1]: https://www.archlinux.org/packages/community/x86_64/netcf/
> [2]: https://www.archlinux.org/todo/124/
> [3]: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+archive/primary/+files/netcf_0.1.9-2ubuntu3.debian.tar.gz

Seems like we need to build netcf with libnl3, since libvirt links to
both libnetcf and libpcap (already built against libnl3).

Also see http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=651033 .

Too bad Ubuntu's netcf is so far removed from upstream. Can anyone
make a patch, please?

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