Introduction to At-Spi2 Core

The At-Spi2 Core package is a part of the GNOME Accessibility Project. It provides a Service Provider Interface for the Assistive Technologies available on the GNOME platform and a library against which applications can be linked.

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

Package Information

At-Spi2 Core Dependencies


D-Bus-1.10.4, GLib-2.46.2, and Xorg Libraries

Optional (Required if building GNOME)




User Notes:

Installation of At-Spi2 Core

Install At-Spi2 Core by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr \
            --sysconfdir=/etc &&

A session bus address, normally available in an Xorg terminal, is necessary to run the tests. To test the results, issue: make check.

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 Programs: None
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: /etc/at-spi2, /usr/include/at-spi-2.0, and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/libatspi

Short Descriptions

contains the At-Spi2 API functions.

Last updated on 2015-11-12 06:02:46 -0600