Introduction to GNet

The GNet package contains a simple network library. This is useful for supporting TCP sockets, UDP and IP multicast, asynchronous DNS lookup, and more.

Package information

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GNet dependencies


GLib-1.2.10 or GLib-2.6.3

Installation of GNet

Install GNet by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr  &&

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library: libgnet-2.0.[so,a]
Installed Directories: /usr/include/gnet-2.0, /usr/lib/gnet-2.0 and /usr/share/doc/libgnet2.0-dev

Short Descriptions


is a simple network library written in C. It is object-oriented and built upon GLib. It is intended to be easy to use and port.

Last updated on 2005-02-10 15:17:44 -0700