Introduction to libdiscid

The libdiscid package contains a library for creating MusicBrainz DiscIDs from audio CDs. It reads a CD's table of contents (TOC) and generates an identifier which can be used to lookup the CD at MusicBrainz ( Additionally, it provides a submission URL for adding the DiscID to the database.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.8 platform.

Package Information



User Notes:

Installation of libdiscid

Install libdiscid by running the following commands:

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

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

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


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library:
Installed Directory: /usr/include/discid

Short Descriptions

contains the DiscID API functions.

Last updated on 2015-09-20 22:38:20 +0000