Introduction to libunistring

libunistring is a library that provides functions for manipulating Unicode strings and for manipulating C strings according to the Unicode standard.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.6 systemd platform.

Package Information

libunistring Dependencies


texlive-20140525 (to rebuild the documentation)

User Notes:

Installation of libunistring

Install libunistring by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

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


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries:
Installed Directory: /usr/share/doc/libunistring and /usr/share/libunistring

Short Descriptions

provides the unicode string library API.

Last updated on 2014-09-02 23:19:11 -0700