liboauth-1.0.3

Introduction to liboauth

liboauth is a collection of POSIX-C functions implementing the OAuth Core RFC 5849 standard. Liboauth provides functions to escape and encode parameters according to OAuth specification and offers high-level functionality to sign requests or verify OAuth signatures as well as perform HTTP requests.

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

Package Information

liboauth Dependencies

Required

cURL-7.38.0 and OpenSSL-1.0.1j or NSS-3.17.2

Optional

Doxygen-1.8.8 (to build documentation)

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

Installation of liboauth

Install liboauth by running the following commands:

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

If you have installed Doxygen-1.8.8, issue make dox to build the documentation.

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

If you have previously built the documentation, install it by running the following commands as the root user:

install -v -dm755 /usr/share/doc/liboauth-1.0.3 &&
cp -rv doc/html/* /usr/share/doc/liboauth-1.0.3

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

--enable-nss: Use this switch if you want to use Mozilla NSS instead of OpenSSL.

Contents

Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: liboauth.so
Installed Directories: /usr/share/doc/liboauth-1.0.3

Short Descriptions

liboauth.so

provides functions to escape and encode stings according to OAuth specifications and offers high-level functionality built on top to sign requests or verify signatures using either NSS or OpenSSL for calculating the hash/signatures.

Last updated on 2014-08-24 21:30:50 +0000