Hi, Stef -
We're working on using PCP to load server resource metrics in
Is it possible to build pcp-libs without libavahi? It seems an odd
feature for such a low level library to have ... as opposed to higher
level PCP tools ... where dynamic discovery is interesting.
The discovery functionality is within libpcp because that is a
convenient place for present and future pcp clients to share code.
[...] Can we have /usr/lib64/libpcp.so without an Avahi dependency?
Or should we treat PCP as an optional dependency of Cockpit and
structure our code so that PCP is more of an add-on, used when
Can we dig a little deeper? avahi-libs by itself is tiny (<200K); is
its "Require: avahi" part the only problematic aspect? In Fedora20+
that's already gone (BZ913168); maybe that simply needs to be
backported to RHEL*.