libgudev-237

Introduction to libgudev

The libgudev package contains GObject bindings for libudev.

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Package Information

Required

GLib-2.72.3

Optional

gobject-introspection-1.72.0 (for gir-data, needed for GNOME), GTK-Doc-1.33.2, and umockdev-0.17.13 (for testing)

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

Installation of libgudev

Install libgudev by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr --buildtype=release .. &&
ninja

To test the results, issue: ninja test.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Command Explanations

--buildtype=release: Specify a buildtype suitable for stable releases of the package, as the default may produce unoptimized binaries.

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

Contents

Installed Program: None
Installed Libraries: libgudev-1.0.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/gudev-1.0 and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/gudev

Short Descriptions

libgudev-1.0.so

is a GObject-based wrapper library for libudev