Introduction to Libgpg-error

The Libgpg-error package contains a library that defines common error values for all GnuPG components. Among these are GPG, GPGSM, GPGME, GPG-Agent, libgcrypt, Libksba, DirMngr, Pinentry, SmartCard Daemon and more.

Package Information

User Notes:

Installation of Libgpg-error

Install Libgpg-error by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install &&
install -v -m644 -D README /usr/share/doc/libgpg-error-1.5/README


Installed Program: libgpg-error and libgpg-error-config
Installed Library: liblibgpg-error.{so,a}
Installed Directory: /usr/share/common-lisp

Short Descriptions


is used to determine Libgpg-error error codes.


is a utility used to configure and build applications based on the Libgpg-error library. It can be used to query the C compiler and linker flags which are required to correctly compile and link the application against the Libgpg-error library.


contains the Libgpg-error API functions.

Last updated on 2008-05-10 18:53:20 -0500