nghttp2-1.48.0

Introduction to nghttp2

nghttp2 is an implementation of HTTP/2 and its header compression algorithm, HPACK.

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Package Information

nghttp2 Dependencies

Recommended

libxml2-2.9.14

Optional

Boost-1.79.0, c-ares-1.18.1, jansson-2.14, libevent-2.1.12, CUnit (required for the testsuite), Cython, jemalloc, libev, mruby, Spdylay, and Sphinx.

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/nghttp2

Installation of nghttp2

Install nghttp2 by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr     \
            --disable-static  \
            --enable-lib-only \
            --docdir=/usr/share/doc/nghttp2-1.48.0 &&
make

This package does not come with a usable test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

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

--enable-lib-only: only build libnghttp2. Omit this switch if you'd like to build the example applications, Python bindings, or the C++ asio library.

Contents

Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: libnghttp2.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/nghttp2, /usr/share/nghttp2, and /usr/share/doc/nghttp2-1.48.0

Short Descriptions

libnghttp2.so

an implementation of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol version 2 in C