[libvirt] Build issue with libvirt 0.9.8

Christophe Fergeau cfergeau at redhat.com
Fri Dec 9 10:43:21 UTC 2011


When building libvirt 0.9.8 with jhbuild, I have now reproduced twice some
issue during the build. Namely, after successfully building and installing
libvirt 0.9.8, when I try to run virsh, I get:

virsh: /home/teuf/jhbuild-boxes/opt/lib64/libvirt.so.0: version
`LIBVIRT_PRIVATE_0.9.7' not found (required by

This happens when I start from a clean prefix (no libvirt in it), then I
install 0.9.7, and then I try to install 0.9.8 on top of it. If I rebuild
libvirt-0.9.8 once more this goes away, so this is not a blocking problem
for me.

I have checked that libvirt-qemu.so.0 is the 0.9.8 version, I have looked
in the build logs and in Makefile.am and everything looks correct to me, so
I was wondering if anyone had any explanation for this behaviour. Once
again, it's easy to workaround so it's not a big issue, but I'm mentioning
it in case there would something obvious I missed.

I put the build logs at

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