libwebp-0.4.2

Introduction to libwebp

The libwebp package contains a library and support programs to encode and decode images in WebP format.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.6 platform.

Package Information

libwebp Dependencies

Recommended

Optional

Freeglut-2.8.1 and giflib-5.1.0

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

Installation of libwebp

Install libwebp by running the following commands:

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

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.

Contents

Installed Programs: cwebp and dwebp
Installed Library: libwebp.so
Installed Directory: /usr/include/webp

Short Descriptions

cwebp

compresses an image using the WebP format.

dwebp

decompresses WebP files into PNG, PAM, PPM or PGM images.

libwebp.so

contains the API functions for WebP encoding and decoding.

Last updated on 2014-11-27 04:51:10 +0000