libsoup-2.48.1

Introduction to libsoup

The libsoup is HTTP client/server library for GNOME. It uses GObject and the GLib main loop to integrate with GNOME applications and it also has an asynchronous API for use in threaded applications.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.6 systemd platform.

Package Information

libsoup Dependencies

Required

glib-networking-2.42.1, libxml2-2.9.2 and SQLite-3.8.7.4

Recommended

Optional

Apache-2.4.10 (required to run the test suite), cURL-7.39.0 (required to run the test suite), GTK-Doc-1.21, PHP-5.6.3 compiled with XMLRPC-EPI support (only used for the XMLRPC regression tests) and Samba-4.1.14 (ntlm_auth is required to run the test suite).

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

Installation of libsoup

Install libsoup by running the following commands:

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

The test suite has not been written for systemd systems.

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.

Contents

Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: libsoup-2.4.so and libsoup-gnome-2.4.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/libsoup-2.4, /usr/include/libsoup-gnome-2.4 and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/libsoup-2.4

Short Descriptions

libsoup-2.4.so

provides functions for asynchronous HTTP connections.

libsoup-gnome-2.4.so

provides GNOME specific features.

Last updated on 2014-12-08 10:48:03 +0000