FYI - You should be able to build a custom rpm via
From: libvir-list-bounces redhat com on behalf of visco
Sent: Fri 12/5/2008 1:05 AM
To: Daniel P. Berrange; veillard redhat com
Cc: libvir-list redhat com
Subject: Re: [libvirt] how to install updated python bindings
thanks Berrange ...
after installing python development packages and setting the variables i am
able to work out the trouble.
unfortunately i required some latest version,which is not provided yet as
rpm, api for my needs, and hence started from source.
On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 5:31 PM, Daniel Veillard <veillard redhat com> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 03, 2008 at 09:40:55AM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 03, 2008 at 12:44:17AM -0500, ente linux wrote:
> > > hi
> > >
> > > i was trying to install libvirt 0.5 on my centos 5 machine which by
> > > have libvirt 0.4. But after installing from the source of libvirt,
> still the
> > > output of i get from python remains that of 0.4
> > > >>>import libvirt
> > > >>> libvirt.getVersion()
> > > 4006
> > >
> > > how could i install the new version... Do i need to give any option
> > > configuring or making.
> > If installing manually, configure will default to putting it in
> > unless you give a different --prefix option.
> > Python only looks in /usr by default, so when installing custom builds
> > you'll need to set
> > export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib
> > export PYTHONPATH=/usr/local/lib/python2.4/site-packages
> in general in an rpm based system it's best to upgrade at the rpm
> level in my opinion, that avoids a lot of troubles, and it's possible
> to go back without leftovers from previous attemps left and right...
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thanks and regards