Introduction to libpeas

libpeas is a GObject based plugins engine, and is targeted at giving every application the chance to assume its own extensibility.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.6 platform.

Package Information

libpeas Dependencies


gobject-introspection-1.40.0 and GTK+-3.12.2



GDB-7.8, GTK-Doc-1.20, Valgrind-3.10.0, Glade, and Seed

User Notes:

Installation of libpeas

Install libpeas by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

To test the results, issue: make check 2>&1 | tee ../libpeas-make-check.log. Check the results with egrep '(FAIL|PASS)' ../libpeas-make-check.log. An active graphical session with bus address is necessary to run the tests.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--enable-gtk-doc: Use this parameter if GTK-Doc is installed and you wish to rebuild and install the API documentation.


Installed Program: peas-demo
Installed Libraries: and and several libraries under /usr/lib/{libpeas-1.0,peas-demo}
Installed Directories: /usr/include/libpeas-1.0, /usr/lib/libpeas-1.0, /usr/lib/peas-demo and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/libpeas

Short Descriptions


is the Peas demo program.

contains the libpeas API functions.

contains the libpeas GTK+ widgets.

Last updated on 2014-09-19 13:13:19 -0700