Introduction to libmng

The libmng libraries are used by programs wanting to read and write Multiple-image Network Graphics (MNG) files which are the animation equivalents to PNG files.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.7 platform.

Package Information

libmng Dependencies


libjpeg-turbo-1.4.0 and Little CMS-2.6

User Notes:

Installation of libmng

Install libmng by running the following commands:

sed -i "s:#include <jpeg:#include <stdio.h>\n&:" libmng_types.h &&

./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/libmng-2.0.2 &&
install -v -m644 doc/*.txt /usr/share/doc/libmng-2.0.2

Command Explanations

sed -i "..." libmng_types.h: This command adds a missing header which would cause other apps that link to this package fail to compile.

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


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library:
Installed Directory: /usr/share/doc/libmng-2.0.2

Short Descriptions

provides functions for programs wishing to read and write MNG files which are animation files without the patent problems associated with certain other formats.

Last updated on 2015-02-22 21:16:54 -0800