Tracker-2.2.2

Introduction to Tracker

Tracker is the file indexing and search provider used in the GNOME desktop environment.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.4 platform.

Package Information

Tracker Dependencies

Required

JSON-GLib-1.4.4, libseccomp-2.4.1, libsoup-2.66.2, and Vala-0.44.3

Recommended

Optional

GTK-Doc-1.30 and libstemmer

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/tracker

Installation of Tracker

Install Tracker by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc .. &&
ninja

To test the results, issue: ninja test. The tests should be run from a graphical session.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Contents

Installed Programs: tracker
Installed Library: libtracker-control.so, libtracker-miner.so, and libtracker-sparql.so
Installed Directories: /usr/{include,lib}/tracker-2.0, /usr/share/tracker, and /usr/share/gtk-doc/libtracker-{control,miner,sparql}

Short Descriptions

tracker

is a control program for the indexer.

libtracker-control.so

contains control and monitoring functions for miners.

libtracker-miner.so

contains data mining functions.

libtracker-sparql.so

contains resource management and database functions.

Last updated on 2019-05-03 13:44:14 -0500