Introduction to libcroco

The libcroco package contains a standalone CSS2 parsing and manipulation library.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.7 platform.

This package is known to build and work properly using the gcc-5 compiler.

Package Information

libcroco Dependencies


GLib-2.44.1 and libxml2-2.9.2



User Notes:

Installation of libcroco

Install libcroco by running the following commands:

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

To run the test suite, run LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$(pwd)/src/.libs make test.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

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

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


Installed Programs: croco-0.6-config and csslint-0.6
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: /usr/include/libcroco-0.6 and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/libcroco

Short Descriptions


is used to parse one or more CSS files specified on the command line.

contains the API functions for CSS2 parsing and manipulation.

Last updated on 2015-04-28 02:47:06 +0000