libvirt 0.8.x FTBFS on powerpc

Bug #643394 reported by Emmet Hikory
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libvirt (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

libvirt FTBFS on powerpc : the nxfilterxml2xmltest tests fail, due to endian assumptions in the code.

Emmet Hikory (persia)
Changed in libvirt (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Emmet Hikory (persia)
status: New → Triaged
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Emmet Hikory (persia) wrote :

The attached patch includes the first of Stefan Berger's solutions from

I've tested it on both big-endian and little-endian machines, and it successfully passed all tests.

Changed in libvirt (Ubuntu):
assignee: Emmet Hikory (persia) → nobody
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package libvirt - 0.8.3-1ubuntu12

libvirt (0.8.3-1ubuntu12) maverick; urgency=low

  * 9027-Make-newfilter-xml-transformations-endian-safe.patch
    NWFilter XML processing includes endian assumptions. Ensure
    that XML is parsed in an endian-safe manner. Thanks to
    Stefan Berger for developing the patch upstream. (LP: #643394)
 -- Emmet Hikory <email address hidden> Mon, 20 Sep 2010 19:18:11 +0900

Changed in libvirt (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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