[libvirt] make install doesn't install to /usr/lib64

Daniel Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Thu Nov 20 17:41:38 UTC 2008

On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 07:32:56PM +0200, Kenneth Nagin wrote:
> I am working on a x86_64 machine.  I expected 'make install' to install to
> libvirt.so to /usr/lib64.  But it installs to /usr/lib.  Is this a bug or
> is it the expected behavior?

That is a distro specific policy, whcih varies from autoconf policy.
So to make it follow the distro policy yuou must supply an explicit
arg to configure,  --libdir=/usr/lib64

As an example, RPM does this automatically if you use the %configure macro,
but if you're doing builds by hand you must add whatever args are needed

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