Libvirt compile issues
k.kahurani at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 13:29:23 UTC 2020
On Wed, Jun 03, 2020 at 12:24:27PM +0100, Daniel P. BerrangÃ© wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 02, 2020 at 03:30:00PM +0300, K. Kahurani wrote:
> > ---------- Forwarded message ---------
> > From: K. Kahurani <k.kahurani at gmail.com>
> > Date: Sun, May 31, 2020 at 2:26 PM
> > Subject: Hello
> > To: <eblake at redhat.com>
> > Hello,
> > Hopefully this finds you well.
> > This is not a bug report but more or less an inquiry as based on the
> > information acquired from Jim Fehlig a while back, it is possible you would
> > have some important information regarding this.
> > It is currently not possible for me to compile libvirt right from the word
> > go while configuring with the error . From the look of it and a bit of
> > searching on the internet, it does look like the package portablexdr is
> > obsolete.
> > Could it be that this is a known issue? Could it be there already is a
> > workaround this? Do you suppose this should go into the mailing list?
> > 
> > checking for WIRESHARK_DISSECTOR... no
> > checking for xdrmem_create in -lportablexdr... no
> > checking for library containing xdrmem_create... no
> > configure: error: Cannot find a XDR library
> You're missing a build pre-requisite library for XDR. On Linux distros
> this is provided by "tirpc" these days, try libtirpc-devel RPM or
> libtirpc-dev Debian package.
Thanks a lot!
My distribution/distro is openSUSE.
Posting this here, for list purposes as someone might find it worthwhile.
$zypper in libpciaccess-devel device-mapper-devel rst2html5 libtirpc-devel rpcgen
Other packages were probably already installed.
$zypper addrepo https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Publishing/openSUSE_Tumbleweed/Publishing.repo
Had to add the above repo for package rst2html5
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