gcab-0.7

Introduction to Gcab

The Gcab package contains a program and a library used to create Microsoft cabinet (.cab) archives.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.1 platform.

Package Information

Required

GLib-2.54.3

Recommended

Optional

GTK-Doc-1.27

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

Installation of Gcab

Install Gcab by running the following commands:

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

To test the results, issue: make check.

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 Program: gcab
Installed Libraries: libgcab-1.0.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/libgcab-1.0 and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/gcab

Short Descriptions

gcab

is a program used to create Microsoft cabinet (.cab) archives.

libgcab-1.0.so

contains API functions for creating Microsoft cabinet (.cab) archives.

Last updated on 2017-08-24 17:03:00 -0500