libgsf-1.14.30

Introduction to libgsf

The libgsf package contains the library used for providing an extensible input/output abstraction layer for structured file formats.

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

Package Information

libgsf Dependencies

Required

GLib-2.42.0 and libxml2-2.9.1

Recommended

Optional

gobject-introspection-1.42.0 and GTK-Doc-1.21

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

Installation of libgsf

Install libgsf 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 Programs: gsf, gsf-office-thumbnailer, and gsf-vba-dump
Installed Library: libgsf-1.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/libgsf-1, /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/gsf and /usr/share/thumbnailers

Short Descriptions

gsf

is a simple archive utility, somewhat similar to tar(1).

gsf-office-thumbnailer

is used internally by GNOME applications such as Nautilus to generate thumbnails of several types of office application files.

gsf-vba-dump

is used to extract Visual Basic for Applications macros from files.

libgsf-1.so

contains the libgsf API functions.

Last updated on 2014-08-24 21:05:13 +0000