Introduction to GNet

The GNet package contains a simple network library. This is useful for supporting TCP sockets, UDP and IP multicast, asynchronous DNS lookup, and more.

Package Information

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  • Download size: 595 KB

  • Estimated disk space required: 7.6 MB

  • Estimated build time: 0.2 SBU

GNet Dependencies


GLib-1.2.10 or GLib-2.10.3

User Notes:

Installation of GNet

Install GNet by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library: libgnet-2.0.{so,a}
Installed Directories: /usr/include/gnet-2.0, /usr/lib/gnet-2.0 and /usr/share/doc/libgnet2.0-dev or /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/gnet

Short Descriptions


is a simple network library written in C. It is object-oriented and built upon GLib. It is intended to be easy to use and port.

Last updated on 2006-06-21 11:26:07 -0500