Introduction to libwpe

The libwpe package contains a general purpose library for WPE WebKit and the WPE Renderer.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-11.0 platform.

Package Information

libwpe Dependencies


libxkbcommon-1.3.0 and Mesa-21.2.1



User Notes:

Installation of libwpe

Install libwpe by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr --buildtype=release .. &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Command Explanations

--buildtype=release: Specify a buildtype suitable for stable releases of the package, as the default may produce unoptimized binaries.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries:
Installed Directories: /usr/include/wpe-1.0

Short Descriptions

contains functions that provide a general purpose library for WPEWebKit and the WPE Renderer

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