Description of problem:
Different distributions have VirtualBox files in various locations. For example:
(and likely others)
libvirt is presently hard coded to only check specific paths, therefore does not work properly if the VirtualBox installation is elsewhere.
This should be fixed by passing a path to the libvirt "configure" script, something like:
If libvirt isn't given a path, then it should do a "best effort" guess, potentially probing common "known" paths.
(solution suggestion by Eric Blake)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
This is the patch submitted upstream by Matthias Bolte:
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 14 development cycle.
Changing version to '14'.
More information and reason for this action is here:
The fix was included in upstream 0.8.2.