Introduction to Polkit-Qt

Polkit-Qt provides an API to PolicyKit in the Qt environment.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.9 platform.

This package is known to build properly using the gcc-6 compiler.

Package Information

Polkit-Qt Dependencies


CMake-3.5.2, Polkit-0.113, and Qt-5.7.0

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/polkit-qt

Installation of Polkit-Qt

Install Polkit-Qt by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

      -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release  \
      -Wno-dev .. &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

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.

-DCMAKE_INSTALL_LIBDIR=lib: This switch is used to get libraries to install to $KF5_PREFIX/lib instead of $KF5_PREFIX/lib64 on a 64 bit system.


Installed Programs: none
Installed Libraries: libpolkit-qt5-agent-1.so, libpolkit-qt5-core-1.so, and libpolkit-qt5-gui-1.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/polkit-qt5-1 and /usr/lib/cmake/PolkitQt5-1

Last updated on 2016-06-07 21:51:19 -0500