[Libvir] Updating to the newest libvirt

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Fri Mar 7 09:19:15 UTC 2008

On Thu, Mar 06, 2008 at 09:53:45AM -0700, Spencer Parker wrote:
> I am running CentOS 5 on a 64 bit system and when I try to install via 
> Yum...the newest version I can get is 0.2.3-9.el5.  When I try to install 
> with RPM's it just throws up conflicts.  is there a newer version of 
> libvirt that I can install onto CentOS 5...or am I just confusing things.

Not in CentOS 5.1 there isn't a newer version.  You should be able
to compile from a Fedora SRPM, eg this one:


But if you don't want to do that you'll have to wait for CentOS 5.2
which will have a libvirt based on 0.3.3 + a bunch of patches.


Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat  http://et.redhat.com/~rjones
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