Introduction to gdk-pixbuf-xlib

The gdk-pixbuf-xlib package provides a deprecated Xlib interface to gdk-pixbuf, which is needed for some applications which have not been ported to use the new interfaces yet.

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

Package Information

gdk-pixbuf-xlib Dependencies


gdk-pixbuf-2.42.2 and Xorg Libraries



User Notes:

Installation of gdk-pixbuf-xlib

Install gdk-pixbuf-xlib by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr .. &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Command Explanations

-Dgtk_doc=true: Use this option if GTK-Doc-1.33.2 is installed and you wish to rebuild and install the API documentation.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries:
Installed Directories: /usr/include/gdk-pixbuf-2.0/gdk-pixbuf-xlib

Short Descriptions

provides a Xlib interface to gdk-pixbuf

Last updated on 2021-02-21 20:38:24 -0800