Introduction to Imlib2

Imlib2 is a graphics library for fast file loading, saving, rendering and manipulation.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.4 platform.

Package Information

Imlib2 Dependencies





LibTIFF-4.0.3, giflib-5.0.5, and libid3tag

User Notes:

Installation of Imlib2

Install Imlib2 by running the following commands:

sed -i "/DGifOpen/s:fd:&, NULL:" src/modules/loaders/loader_gif.c &&
./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install &&
install -v -m755 -d /usr/share/doc/imlib2-1.4.5 &&
install -v -m644    doc/{*.gif,index.html} \

Command Explanations

sed -i "/DGifOpen/s:fd:&, NULL:" ...: This sed fixes building with recent versions of Giflib.

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

--without-x: Add this parameter if you do not have an X Window System installed.


Installed Programs: imlib2_bumpmap, imlib2_colorspace, imlib2-config, imlib2_conv, imlib2_grab, imlib2_poly, imlib2_show, imlib2_test, and imlib2_view
Installed Libraries: and various filters and image loader modules.
Installed Directories: /usr/lib/imlib2, /usr/share/doc/imlib2-1.4.5, and /usr/share/imlib2

Short Descriptions

provides the functions for programs to deal with various image data formats.

Last updated on 2013-08-27 03:42:56 -0700