libcanberra-0.30

Introduction to libcanberra

libcanberra is an implementation of the XDG Sound Theme and Name Specifications, for generating event sounds on free desktops, such as GNOME.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.5 platform.

Package Information

libcanberra Dependencies

Required

libvorbis-1.3.4

Recommended

Optional

GTK+-2.24.23, GTK-Doc-1.20, PulseAudio-5.0 and tdb

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/libcanberra

Installation of libcanberra

Install libcanberra by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-oss &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make docdir=/usr/share/doc/libcanberra-0.30 install

Command Explanations

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

Contents

Installed Programs: canberra-boot and canberra-gtk-play
Installed Libraries: libcanberra-gtk.so, libcanberra-gtk3.so and libcanberra.so
Installed Directories: /usr/lib/libcanberra-0.30, /usr/share/doc/libcanberra and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/libcanberra

Short Descriptions

canberra-gtk-play

is an application used for playing sound events.

libcanberra-gtk.so

contains the libcanberra bindings for GTK+ 2.

libcanberra-gtk3.so

contains the libcanberra bindings for GTK+ 3.

libcanberra.so

contains the libcanberra API functions.

Last updated on 2014-02-20 12:20:28 +0000