libwnck-40.1

Introduction to libwnck

The libwnck package contains the Window Navigator Construction Kit.

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Note

Development versions of BLFS may not build or run some packages properly if dependencies have been updated since the most recent stable versions of the book.

Package Information

libwnck Dependencies

Required

GTK+-3.24.34

Recommended

Optional

GTK-Doc-1.33.2

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

Installation of libwnck

Install libwnck by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

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

This package does not come with a test suite.

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 to build the API reference manual.

Contents

Installed Program: wnckprop and wnck-urgency-monitor
Installed Library: libwnck-3.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/libwnck-3.0 and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/libwnck-3.0

Short Descriptions

wnckprop

is used to print or modify the properties of a screen/workspace/window, or to interact with it

libwnck-3.so

contains functions for writing pagers and task lists