[libvirt] Libvirt management daemon issue

Eric Blake eblake at redhat.com
Wed Nov 4 21:25:23 UTC 2015

On 11/04/2015 11:56 AM, Bilal Arif wrote:
> robo at robo:~$ sudo /etc/init.d/libvirt-bin start
> [sudo] password for robo:
>  * Starting libvirt management daemon libvirtd/usr/sbin/libvirtd:
> /usr/local/lib/libvirt.so.0: version `LIBVIRT_PRIVATE_1.2.2' not found

This is a common symptom of trying to run self-built binaries that were
built with different default paths than the system binary, while still
leaving the system binary installed.  The 2 most common solutions:
uninstall the system binaries, or reconfigure your self-built binaries
to use the exact same configure arguments as your system binaries (if
building from git, ./autogen.sh --system makes this easy on Fedora-based
systems; and patches are welcome to make it easier on other platforms as

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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