The Win32 symbol export file format can't do wildcards, so none of
the 'xdr_*' symbols are exported from the libvirt DLL. This doesn't
matter generally since the RPC client is built into the DLL and we
don't build libvirtd on Win32. The virnetmessagetest, however, does
require xdr_virNetMessageError to be exported, so just do a hack for

Signed-off-by: Daniel P. Berrangé <>

Pushed as win32 CI build fix

 src/libvirt_remote.syms | 6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/src/libvirt_remote.syms b/src/libvirt_remote.syms
index 736848273a..97e22275b9 100644
--- a/src/libvirt_remote.syms
+++ b/src/libvirt_remote.syms
@@ -7,6 +7,12 @@
 # Generated files
+# Hack only required for Win32 to make tests link properly,
+# as the wildcard above doesn't work there. Fortunately
+# Win32 builds don't require the other xdr_* syms exported.
+# since there's no libvirtd built.
 # rpc/virnetclient.h

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