[systemd-devel] [PATCH 04/12] Add some plymouth functionality to connect and send, messages

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Wed Jan 28 12:22:26 PST 2015

On Wed, 28.01.15 14:22, Didier Roche (didrocks at ubuntu.com) wrote:

>  # ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> +have_plymouth=no
> +AC_ARG_ENABLE(plymouth, AS_HELP_STRING([--disable-plymouth], [disable plymouth integration]))
> +if test "x$enable_plymouth" != "xno"; then
> +        PKG_CHECK_MODULES([PLYMOUTH], [ply-boot-client >= 0.8.0],
> +                [AC_DEFINE(HAVE_PLYMOUTH, 1, [Define if plymouth is available]) have_plymouth=yes], have_plymouth=no)
> +        if test "x$have_plymouth" = xno -a "x$enable_plymouth" = xyes; then
> +                AC_MSG_ERROR([*** plymouth integration requested but libraries not found])
> +        fi
> +fi
> +AM_CONDITIONAL(HAVE_PLYMOUTH, [test "$have_plymouth" = "yes"])

Hmm, I am bit concerned about adding this dependency. So far we
managed to talk to plymouth without using its library, and I am really
not sure we should start doing so now. So far the messages to send
were so simply that it really wasn't worth the effort to use the full


Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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