[Clfs-support] 'libuuid'/'libblkid' issues with 'e2fsprogs' and 'util-linux-ng'

Jim Gifford clfs at jg555.com
Mon Jul 20 15:18:41 PDT 2009

Mark Pokorny wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have a quick question regarding the new build order for
> 'e2fsprogs-1.41.8' and 'util-linux-ng-2.16' on the x86_64 Multilib
> build (SVN-20090718 – Chapter 7.4). When configuring the 'e2fsprogs'
> package with the new arguments ('--disable-libuuid' and
> '--disable-libblkid'), it fails with the following error:
>> checking pkg-config is at least version 0.9.0... yes
> checking for uuid_generate in -luuid... no
> configure: error: external uuid library not found
> A similar error for 'blkid' appears if I omit the '--disable-libuuid'
> argument. 'Util-linux-ng' (built on the previous page) _does_ install
> the required libraries into ${CLFS}/lib, but 'e2fsprogs' doesn't seem
> to acknowledge their existance. Is there some way to force 'e2fsprogs'
> to 'see' these libraries while configuring?
> I have not deviated from the SVN book up to this point (except for
> using Linux version headers), and previous builds with the
> old ordering worked perfectly fine. I am building from Arch Linux
> hosts (both i686 and x86_64).
> Regards,
> Mark.
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This was a recent changed, I'll update in a few.

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