[linux-lvm] building the binary utilities

Chris Campbell dash_ampersand at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 7 21:38:10 UTC 2000

kernel location is what it should be, but I still get
all these errors.  I'm not sure what's going on, other
than it can't find the lvm and liblvm header files,
which are in a directory below the current one:

--- Michael Marxmeier <mike at msede.com> wrote:
> Chris Campbell wrote:
> > I got a patched kernel to compile ok, but now I
> have
> > problems building the binary lvm utilities.  There
> are
> > errors about not being about to find lvm.h and
> > liblvm.h.  I copied them to /usr/include, and then
> it
> > got farther but complained about gnu/types.h. 
> After
> > symlinking that, I got an error about lots of
> > redeclarations.  What's going on?  Thanks.
> At least for glibc2.1 you need a patch for the user
> mode tools,
> otherwise compile fails. Please install patch
> patch-lvm_0.8final-2
> For a list of know issues please have a look at
> http://linux.msede.com/lvm/doc/BUGS
> Instead of copying lvm.h to /usr/include you should
> modify the
> KERNEL_LOCATION in make.tmpl. By default it assumes
> your kernel 
> sources in /usr/src/linux.

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