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Re: [libvirt] 0.7.5 errors in configure script



Matthias Bolte <matthias bolte googlemail com> wrote on 18/01/2010
17:52:15:

> Matthias Bolte <matthias bolte googlemail com>
> 18/01/2010 17:52
>
> To
>
> Frédéric Grelot <fredericg_99 yahoo fr>
>
> cc
>
> Avi Weit/Haifa/IBM IBMIL, libvir-list redhat com
>
> Subject
>
> Re: [libvirt] 0.7.5 errors in configure script
>
> 2010/1/18 Frédéric Grelot <fredericg_99 yahoo fr>:
> >
> >> checking for dm_task_run in -ldevmapper... no
> >> configure: error: You must install device-mapper-devel/libdevmapper
> >> >=
> >> 1.0.0 to compile libvirt
> >>
> >> /dev/mapper exists on the system.
> >>
> >
> > You need the *-devel version of those packages (they provide
> include files in particular).
> > I think it is something like libdevmapper-devel.
> > Note that the "dev" stands for "device", while the "devel" stands
> for "development files".
> >
> > You may get few other errors like this one, don't forget to
> install *-devel versions of the packages that they complain about.
> >
> >
> > Frederic.
> >
>
> On Fedora development packages end in -devel. On Debian/Ubuntu
> development packages end in -dev. The necessary package for Ubuntu is
> called:
>
>   libdevmapper-dev
>
> Matthias

Thanks Matthias, Frédéric! After installing package libdevmapper-dev for my
Ubuntu box - configure competed successfully. Trying now to compile and
install.. (make; make install).

- Avi



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