Introduction to Soup

The Soup package contains a SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) implementation in C.

Package information

Additional downloads

Soup dependencies


Apache-2.0.53, OpenSSL-0.9.7e or Mozilla-1.7.5 (for the NSS libraries), GTK-Doc-1.2 and DocBook-utils-0.6.14

Installation of Soup

Install Soup by running the following commands:

patch -Np1 -i ../soup-0.7.11-gcc_3.4-1.patch &&
./configure --prefix=/opt/gnome &&
make &&
make install

Command explanations

--prefix=/opt/gnome: Installs Soup in the GNOME 1.4 directory structure.

--enable-apache=no: This command can be added to prevent building against Apache.


The Soup package contains SOAP libraries, used to implement XML remote procedure calls.

Last updated on 2005-01-25 09:02:00 -0700