[libvirt] gem install ruby-libvirt fails on FreeBSD 10.2
Rickard von Essen
rickard.von.essen at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 14:16:41 UTC 2015
Turns out it works fine out of the box if you have pkgconf installed.
root at freebsd-10:/ # pkg install -y pkgconf
Updating FreeBSD repository catalogue...
FreeBSD repository is up-to-date.
All repositories are up-to-date.
Checking integrity... done (0 conflicting)
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[1/1] Installing pkgconf-0.9.12...
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root at freebsd-10:/ # gem install ruby-libvirt
Fetching: ruby-libvirt-0.5.2.gem (100%)
Building native extensions. This could take a while...
Successfully installed ruby-libvirt-0.5.2
Parsing documentation for ruby-libvirt-0.5.2
Installing ri documentation for ruby-libvirt-0.5.2
Done installing documentation for ruby-libvirt after 0 seconds
1 gem installed
On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 12:49 PM, Roman Bogorodskiy <bogorodskiy at gmail.com>
> Rickard von Essen wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Installing the ruby-libvirt gem fails on FreeBSD 10.2 since it can't
> > the lib and include dir. Installing with:
> > gem install ruby-libvirt --
> > --with-libvirt-include=/usr/local/include/libvirt
> > --with-libvirt-lib=/usr/local/lib/libvirt.so
> > works fine.
> > It would be great if this worked out of the box, e.g. detects that it is
> > building on BSD and applies the above settings as default, or at least it
> > could be provided as a hint if running make fails to guide ruby noobs,
> > me.
> Hi Rickard,
> I tried it on my system and it seems to work fine without manually
> providing include and lib paths.
> From what I can see, it uses pkg-config to detect CFLAGS and LDFLAGS (I
> could be wrong here though because I'm not familiar with Ruby).
> Could you please check if you have this working:
> $ pkg-config --libs --cflags libvirt
> -I/usr/local/include -L/usr/local/lib -lvirt
> If that does not work, could you please describe how did you do the
> libvirt installation on your system?
> Roman Bogorodskiy
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