[libvirt] Unable to compile libvirt git src... python-config error

Jiri Denemark jdenemar at redhat.com
Wed Feb 1 14:26:27 UTC 2012

On Wed, Feb 01, 2012 at 19:49:43 +0530, Deepak C Shetty wrote:
> Hi All,
>      I am getting this error, while trying to compile latest git src.
> ./autogen.sh --prefix=$HOME/usr --enable-compile-warnings=error
> running bootstrap...
> ./bootstrap: Error: 'python-config' not found
> ./bootstrap: Please install the prerequisite programs
> Failed to bootstrap, please investigate.
> I am ubuntu, and all packages related to python-config are installed.. 
> as seen by the 'i' below...
> aptitude search python-config
> i   
> python-configglue
> - Glues together optparse.OptionParser and ConfigParser.ConfigParser
> i   
> python-configobj
> - simple but powerful config file reader and writer for Python
> Can someone help, what i am missing ?

Those are unrelated. The python-config we need is what python-dev (or
similarly called package) should provide.


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