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FS#64843 - [qemu] link against system libslirp

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Toolybird (Toolybird) - Saturday, 14 December 2019, 22:03 GMT
Last edited by Anatol Pomozov (anatolik) - Sunday, 15 December 2019, 04:41 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Anatol Pomozov (anatolik)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No



slirp for user mode networking is now a standalone library. A libslirp package was recently added to Arch Community repo.

For security reasons it is obviously better to use a system lib for ease of independent updating, especially for such a security sensitive component which has a history of CVE's.

Both Fedora and Debian have switched to system libslirp.

Needed PKGBUILD changes:

- add libslirp to _headlessdeps
- add --enable-slirp=system to the configure invocation in _build()

More info here:
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Closed by  Anatol Pomozov (anatolik)
Sunday, 15 December 2019, 04:41 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Thank you for the request. Merged to SVN as r371501.