libidn2-2.3.4

Introduction to libidn2

libidn2 is a package designed for internationalized string handling based on standards from the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)'s IDN working group, designed for internationalized domain names.

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Package Information

libidn2 Dependencies

Required

libunistring-1.1

Optional

git-2.38.1 and GTK-Doc-1.33.2

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/libidn2

Installation of libidn2

Install libidn2 by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&
make

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

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

--enable-gtk-doc: Use this parameter if GTK-Doc is installed and you wish to rebuild and install the API documentation.

Contents

Installed Program: idn2
Installed Library: libidn2.so
Installed Directory: /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/libidn2

Short Descriptions

idn2

is a command line interface to the internationalized domain library

libidn2.so

contains a generic Stringprep implementation used for internationalized string handling