libssh2-1.8.2

Introduction to libssh2

Libssh2 package is a client-side C library implementing the SSH2 protocol.

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

Package Information

libssh2 Dependencies

Optional

GnuPG-2.2.16, libgcrypt-1.8.4, and OpenSSH-8.0p1 (all three required for the testsuite)

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/libssh2

Installation of libssh2

Install libssh2 by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&
make

To test the results, issue: make check. One test, using gnupg, may fail for unknown reasons.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

Contents

Installed Programs: None
Installed Library: libssh2.so
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions

libssh2.so

contains functions to use the SSH2 protocol.

Last updated on 2019-06-09 18:02:33 -0500