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-2.10.3, libxml-1.8.17 or libxml2-2.6.26 and popt-1.10.4


Apache-2.2.2, OpenSSL-0.9.8d or NSS-3.11.3, GTK-Doc-1.6, and DocBook-utils-0.6.14

User Notes:

Installation of Soup

Install Soup by running the following commands:

patch -Np1 -i ../soup-0.7.11-gcc_3.4-1.patch &&
patch -Np1 -i ../soup-0.7.11-gcc4-1.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 2006-06-21 11:26:07 -0500