Introduction to Soup

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

Package Information

Additional Downloads

Soup Dependencies


GLib-1.2.10 or GLib-2.6.4, libxml-1.8.17 or libxml2-2.6.20 and popt-1.7-5


Apache-2.0.54, OpenSSL-0.9.7g or Mozilla-1.7.8 (for the NSS libraries), GTK-Doc-1.3 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-1.4 --disable-gtk-doc &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

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

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


Installed Programs: soup-config, soup-httpd, soup-ssl-proxy and soup-wsdl
Installed Libraries: libsoup.[so,a], libsoup-apache.[so,a] and libwsdl.[so,a]
Installed Directories: /opt/gnome-1.4/include/soup and /opt/gnome-1.4/share/gtk-doc/html/soup

Last updated on 2005-08-01 13:29:19 -0600