libxslt-1.1.28

Introduction to libxslt

The libxslt package contains XSLT libraries used for extending libxml2 libraries to support XSLT files.

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

Package Information

libxslt Dependencies

Required

libxml2-2.9.2

Recommended

Optional

libgcrypt-1.6.2 and Python-2.7.8

[Note]

Note

Although it is not a direct dependency, many applications using libxslt will expect docbook-xml-4.5 and docbook-xsl-1.78.1 to be present.

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

Installation of libxslt

Install libxslt 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.

Contents

Installed Programs: xslt-config and xsltproc
Installed Libraries: libexslt.so, libxslt.so and optionally, libxsltmod.so Python modules
Installed Directories: /usr/include/libexslt, /usr/include/libxslt, /usr/lib/libxslt-plugins, /usr/share/doc/libxslt-1.1.28, and /usr/share/doc/libxslt-python-1.1.28

Short Descriptions

xslt-config

is used to find out the pre-processor, linking and compiling flags necessary to use the libxslt libraries in 3rd-party programs.

xsltproc

is used to apply XSLT stylesheets to XML documents.

libexslt.so

is used to provide extensions to XSLT functions.

libxslt.so

provides extensions to the libxml2 libraries to parse files that use the XSLT format.

Last updated on 2014-08-22 20:59:17 +0000