[libvirt] 0.7.5 errors in configure script

Matthias Bolte matthias.bolte at googlemail.com
Mon Jan 18 15:52:15 UTC 2010

2010/1/18 Frédéric Grelot <fredericg_99 at 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



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