> > The usual old fix was to not even compile them in. Why are they in
> > the alias list in the s390 build now?
> Because the alias list is in target-independent code.
> The old fix was brittle anyway, it dependent on the fact that
> virtio-blk-pci was not part of libhw. A similar trick broke for
> cirrus-vga when it became part of libhw.
> Christian fix is correct.
Uhm, Christian fix would have the same problem actually if
virtio-*-pci were to be moved in libhw. IIRC I proposed the
same change on review and Anthony nacked it on these grounds.
You could move the alias list to target-dependent code, though.