[CentOS] Building xfsprogs can't find valid UUID library

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Sat Dec 5 20:29:26 UTC 2009

On Sat, Dec 5, 2009 at 10:43 AM, C Linus Hicks <linush at verizon.net> wrote:
> On CentOS 5.3 x86_64, I'm trying to build
> xfsprogs-2.9.4-1.el5.centos.x86_64 with -ggdb so I can use it with gdb
> and examine the data structures when using xfs_db. I've installed the
> src rpm as a non-root user and when I run rpmbuild -bc during
> the ./configure I get the error:

> checking for uuid.h... no
> FATAL ERROR: could not find a valid UUID library.
> Install the Universally Unique Identifiers library package.
> error: Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.42904 (%build)

You might want to try installing e2fsprogs-devel and see how it goes.


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