Introduction to Pixman

The Pixman package contains a library that provides low-level pixel manipulation features such as image compositing and trapezoid rasterization.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-10.1 platform.

Package Information

Pixman Dependencies


GTK+-2.24.33 and libpng-1.6.37 (for tests and demos)

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

Installation of Pixman

Install Pixman by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr &&

To test the results, issue: ninja test.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library: libpixman-1.so
Installed Directory: /usr/include/pixman-1

Short Descriptions


contains functions that provide low-level pixel manipulation features

Last updated on 2021-02-20 17:41:49 -0800