gtksourceview4-4.8.3

Introduction to GtkSourceView

The GtkSourceView package contains libraries used for extending the GTK+ text functions to include syntax highlighting.

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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

GtkSourceView Dependencies

Required

GTK+-3.24.34

Recommended

Optional

Vala-0.56.2, Valgrind-3.19.0, GTK-Doc-1.33.2, itstool-2.0.7, fop-2.7 (or dblatex), and Glade

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/gtksourceview4

Installation of GtkSourceView

Install GtkSourceView by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

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

To test the results, issue ninja test. The tests need to be run in a graphical environment.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Command Explanations

-Dgtk_doc=true: This option is normally used if GTK-Doc is installed and you wish to rebuild and install the API documentation.

Contents

Installed Programs: None
Installed Library: libgtksourceview-4.so
Installed Directories: /usr/{include,share,share/gtk-doc/html}/gtksourceview-4

Short Descriptions

libgtksourceview-4.so

contains function extensions for the GtkTextView widget