libical-1.0

Introduction to libical

The libical package contains an implementation of the iCalendar protocols and data formats.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.5 platform.

Package Information

libical Dependencies

Required

CMake-2.8.12.2

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

Installation of libical

Install libical by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd build &&

cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr \
      -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release  \
      .. &&
make

To test the results, issue: make test.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

-DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release: This switch is used to apply higher level of the compiler optimizations.

Contents

Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: libical.{so,a}, libicalss.{so,a} and libicalvcal.{so,a}
Installed Directory: /usr/include/libical

Short Descriptions

libical.{so,a}

contains the libical API functions.

libicalss.{so,a}

is a library that allows you to store iCal component data to disk in a variety of ways.

libicalvcal.{so,a}

is a vCard/vCalendar C interface.

Last updated on 2014-02-23 19:35:28 +0000