Install Librdkafka

Install the Apache Kafka C/C++ client library (librdkafka) to assist in configuring Fastcapa.

The Fastcapa probe has been tested with Librdkafka 0.9.4.
  1. Specify an installation path for librdkafka:
    export RDK_PREFIX=/usr/local
    In the following example, the libs will actually be installed at /usr/local/lib; note that lib is appended to the prefix.
  2. Download, build, and install librdkafka:
    wget  -O - | tar -xz
    cd librdkafka-0.9.4/
    ./configure --prefix=$RDK_PREFIX
    make install
  3. Ensure that the installation s on the search path for the runtime shared library loader: