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Re: [Libguestfs] Building from source with custom gperf location



On Sun, May 02, 2021 at 12:14:19AM +0100, Lewis Gaul wrote:
> LIBRARY_PATH=~/.local/lib64 doesn't seem to work either unfortunately (still
> unable to find libmagic). Any other ideas (even if I need to edit a file and
> rerun autoconf or something)?
...
>     Unfortunately m4/guestfs-libraries.m4 is using AC_CHECK_LIB instead of
>     PKG_CHECK_MODULES, so you cannot just set PKG_CONFIG_* environment
>     variables to pick up the right libmagic.pc (which is a bug in
>     libguestfs).

Take a look at m4/guestfs-libraries.m4 and change the AC_CHECK_LIB to
PKG_CHECK_MODULES, following examples of other package tests in that
file, then re-run "autoconf".

Rich.

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