libwacom-1.12

Introduction to libwacom

The libwacom package contains a library used to identify wacom tablets and their model-specific features.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-11.0 platform.

Package Information

libwacom Dependencies

Required

libgudev-237

Recommended

Optional

Doxygen-1.9.2, git-2.33.1, librsvg-2.52.0, Valgrind-3.17.0 (optional for some tests), and pytest

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

Installation of libwacom

Install libwacom by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

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

To test the results, issue: ninja test. To run additional tests, install pytest and remove the "-Dtests=disabled" option from the meson line above.

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.

-Dtests=disabled: This parameter disables some of the more advanced tests because they require pytest to work properly.

Contents

Installed Programs: libwacom-list-devices, libwacom-list-local-devices, libwacom-show-stylus, and libwacom-update-db
Installed Libraries: libwacom.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/libwacom-1.0 and /usr/share/libwacom

Short Descriptions

libwacom-list-devices

lists all tablet devices that are supported by libwacom

libwacom-list-local-devices

lists tablet devices that are connected to the system

libwacom-show-stylus

lists tablet stylus IDs

libwacom-update-db

updates the system according to the current set of tablet data files

libwacom.so

contains functions used for accessing Wacom information

Last updated on Mon Sep 6 21:42:40 2021 -