Introduction to libpeas

libpeas is a GObject based plugins engine, and is targeted at giving every application the chance to assume its own extensibility.

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

Package Information

libpeas Dependencies


gobject-introspection-1.44.0 and GTK+-3.16.6



GDB-7.10, GTK-Doc-1.24, Valgrind-3.10.1, Glade, LGI (for LUA bindings, built with LUA-5.1), with either luajit or LUA-5.1

User Notes:

Installation of libpeas

Install libpeas by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

To test the results, issue: make check 2>&1 | tee ../libpeas-make-check.log. Check the results with egrep '(FAIL|PASS)' ../libpeas-make-check.log. An active graphical session with bus address is necessary to run the tests.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--enable-gtk-doc: Use this parameter if GTK-Doc is installed and you wish to rebuild and install the API documentation.


Installed Program: peas-demo
Installed Libraries: and
Installed Directories: /usr/include/libpeas-1.0, /usr/lib/libpeas-1.0, /usr/lib/peas-demo and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/libpeas

Short Descriptions


is the Peas demo program.

contains the libpeas API functions.

contains the libpeas GTK+ widgets.

Last updated on 2015-09-27 13:40:33 -0700