Introduction to libchamplain

The libchamplain is a Clutter based widget used to display rich, eye-candy and interactive maps.

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

Package Information

libchamplain Dependencies


Clutter-1.18.4, GTK+-3.12.2, and libsoup-2.46.0




User Notes:

Installation of libchamplain

Install libchamplain by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr \
            --enable-vala \
            --disable-static &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--enable-vala: This switch enables building of the Vala bindings. Remove if you don't have Vala-0.24.0 installed.

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

--enable-gtk-doc: Use this parameter if GTK-Doc is installed and you wish to rebuild and install the API documentation.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: and
Installed Directories: /usr/include/{libchamplain-0.12,libchamplain-gtk-0.12} and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/{libchamplain,libchamplain-gtk}

Short Descriptions

contains the libchamplain API functions.

contains the libchamplain GTK+ bindings.

Last updated on 2014-08-24 15:52:32 -0700