Introduction to libgweather

The libgweather package is a library used to access weather information from online services for numerous locations.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-9.1 platform.

Package Information

libgweather Dependencies


geocode-glib-3.26.1, GTK+-3.24.13, and libsoup-2.68.3



Glade and GTK-Doc-1.32

User Notes:

Installation of libgweather

First, fix a bug in the test suite that causes problems because of a duplicate weather station:

sed -i '338a "KX26",' libgweather/test_libgweather.c

Install libgweather by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr .. &&

To test the results, issue: LANG=C ninja test.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Command Explanations

-Dgtk_doc=true: Use this parameter if GTK-Doc is installed and you wish to rebuild and install the API documentation.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries:
Installed Directories: /usr/include/libgweather-3.0, /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/libgweather-3.0 and /usr/share/libgweather

Short Descriptions

contains functions that allow the retrieval of weather information.

Last updated on 2020-02-25 20:51:27 -0800