Introduction to libgpg-error

The libgpg-error package contains a library that defines common error values for all GnuPG components. .

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

Package Information

User Notes:

Installation of libgpg-error

Install libgpg-error by running the following commands:

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

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install &&
install -v -m644 -D README /usr/share/doc/libgpg-error-1.20/README

Command Explanations

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


Installed Programs: gpg-error and gpg-error-config
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: /usr/share/common-lisp/source/gpg-error and /usr/share/doc/libgpg-error-1.20

Short Descriptions


is used to determine libgpg-error error codes.


is a utility used to configure and build applications based on the libgpg-error library. It can be used to query the C compiler and linker flags which are required to correctly compile and link the application against the libgpg-error library.

contains the libgpg-error API functions.

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