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Re: [libvirt] Issue with building libvirt



On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 03:37:32PM +0000, Shradha Shah wrote:
> Hello all,
> 
> I have been facing an issue when building libvirt using the following steps:
> 
> 1) ./autogen.sh --prefix=/usr/ --enable-compile-warnings=error
> 2) make
> 3) make install
> 
> The issue is that the above steps puts the binary in /usr/lib instead of /usr/lib64 on a 64 bit OS (RHEL). 

Yes, this is the default unhelpful behaviour of autotools.

If you want to build with a configuration that matches what RPM
would do, then we have a convenient '--system' arg that sets
everything up as you would expect, eg

  ./autogen.sh --system --enable-compile-warnings=error

Daniel
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