geocode-glib-3.26.3

Introduction to Geocode GLib

The Geocode GLib is a convenience library for the Yahoo! Place Finder APIs. The Place Finder web service allows to do geocoding (finding longitude and latitude from an address), and reverse geocoding (finding an address from coordinates).

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Package Information

Geocode GLib Dependencies

Required

JSON-GLib-1.6.6 and libsoup-2.74.2

Recommended

Optional

GTK-Doc-1.33.2

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/geocode-glib

Installation of Geocode GLib

Install Geocode GLib by running the following commands:

mkdir build                                   &&
cd    build                                   &&
meson --prefix /usr --buildtype=release -Denable-gtk-doc=false .. &&
ninja

To test the results, issue: LANG=C 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.

-Denable-gtk-doc=false: Allow this package to be built without GTK-Doc. Remove this parameter if GTK-Doc is installed and you wish to rebuild and install the API documentation.

Contents

Installed Programs: None
Installed Library: libgeocode-glib.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/geocode-glib-1.0, /usr/libexec/installed-tests/geocode-glib, /usr/share/icons/gnome/scalable/places, and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/geocode-glib

Short Descriptions

libgeocode-glib.so

contains the Geocode GLib API functions