[virt-tools-list] Dependency of virt-manager on Ubuntu 13.10

Peng Yu pengyu.ut at gmail.com
Fri Mar 14 13:51:09 UTC 2014

On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 2:45 AM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 08:21:01PM -0500, Peng Yu wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 12:38 PM, Cole Robinson <crobinso at redhat.com> wrote:
>> > On 03/13/2014 01:36 PM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> [...]
>> >> I suspect what has happened is you've got multiple conflicting
>> >> versions of the Python libraries installed all over the place.  That's
>> >> likely to give you random breakage.
>> >>
>> >
>> > Yes, trying to manually install packages with python setup.py install is
>> > really only recommended if you know what you are doing.
>> >
>> > The error above looks to be missing intltool-update, FWIW
>> I'm able to successfully install virt-manager from source, but I still
>> see the following error. Do you know what is wrong? Thanks.
>> pengy at hydrogen:~/dvcs/virt-manager$ virt-install
>> /usr/local/bin/virt-install: 3: exec:
>> /usr/share/virt-manager/virt-install: not found
> As I said above: you've got multiple conflicting versions of
> virt-install.

I'd see why this is reason. At best, I have the version from ubuntu
and the version I installed from git. $(which virt-install) is
installed from the latest package from git. This version of
virt-install needs /usr/share/virt-manager/virt-install, which is not
installed simultaneously. Shouldn't
/usr/share/virt-manager/virt-install be installed as well from the git

> Don't install virt-install from source .. although it's too late now.
> You'll have to find all the places where you've got the second copy of
> virt-install and remove them, or completely reimage your test machine.

Can there be an "uninstall" option added to setup.py, so that I can
easily uninstall the package.


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