Introduction to Exiv2

Exiv2 is a C++ library and a command line utility for managing image metadata.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.4 platform.

Package Information

  • Download (HTTP): http://www.exiv2.org/exiv2-0.23.tar.gz

  • Download MD5 sum: dab67c07bb63a4386d4ea607a8e06eaf

  • Download size: 3.4 MB

  • Estimated disk space required: 28 MB

  • Estimated build time: 1.2 SBU

Exiv2 Dependencies



User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/exiv2

Installation of Exiv2

Install Exiv2 by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.


Installed Program: exiv2
Installed Library: libexiv2.so
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions


is an utility used to dump Exif data.

Last updated on 2013-08-23 04:24:34 -0700