Introduction to libkexiv2

Libkexiv2 is a KDE wrapper around the Exiv2 library for manipulating image metadata.

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

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libkexiv2 Dependencies


KDE Frameworks-5.55.0 and Exiv2-0.27.0

User Notes:

Installation of libkexiv2

First, fix several files so that Exiv2-0.27.0 is properly found and used:

patch -Np1 -i ../libkexiv2-18.12.2-exiv2_0.27-1.patch

Install libkexiv2 by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

      -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release         \
      -DBUILD_TESTING=OFF                \
      -Wno-dev .. &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: $KF5_PREFIX/include/KF5/KExiv2 and $KF5_PREFIX/lib/cmake/KF5KExiv2

Last updated on 2019-02-18 13:50:23 -0800