libsecret-0.18.5

Introduction to libsecret

The libsecret package contains a GObject based library for accessing the Secret Service API.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.9 platform.

This package is known to build properly using the gcc-6 compiler.

Package Information

libsecret Dependencies

Required

GLib-2.48.1

Recommended

Optional

GTK-Doc-1.25 and docbook-xml-4.5, docbook-xsl-1.79.1, and libxslt-1.1.29 (to build manual pages)

Optional (Required for the testsuite)

D-Bus Python-1.2.4, Gjs-1.45.4, and PyGObject-2.28.6

Runtime Dependency

gnome-keyring-3.20.0

[Note]

Note

Any package requiring libsecret, expects GNOME Keyring to be present at runtime.

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

Installation of libsecret

Install libsecret by running the following commands:

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

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.

--disable-manpages: Use this switch if you have not installed libxslt-1.1.29 and DocBook packages.

--disable-gcrypt: Use this switch if you have not installed the recommended dependency of libgcrypt-1.7.2.

Contents

Installed Program: secret-tool
Installed Library: libsecret-1.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/libsecret-1 and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/libsecret-1

Short Descriptions

secret-tool

is a command line tool that can be used to store and retrieve passwords.

libsecret-1.so

contains the libsecret API functions.

Last updated on 2016-07-03 19:12:03 -0500