Introduction to Babl

The Babl package is a dynamic, any to any, pixel format translation library.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.0 platform.

Package Information

Babl Dependencies



User Notes:

Installation of Babl

Install Babl by running the following commands:

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

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install &&

install -v -m755 -d /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/babl/graphics &&
install -v -m644 docs/*.{css,html} /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/babl &&
install -v -m644 docs/graphics/*.{html,png,svg} /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/babl/graphics

Command Explanations

--disable-docs: This switch disables BablFishPath.html and index.html generation. Remove it, if you want them. Note that generating the docs takes a long time, up to as much as 2.8 SBU.

install -v -m755 -d /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/babl/graphics: This and the subsequent commands install the library html documentation under /usr/share/gtk-doc/html where other gtk packages put the programmer-oriented documentation.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: and libraries in /usr/lib/babl-0.1
Installed Directories: /usr/{include,lib}/babl-0.1 and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/babl

Short Descriptions

contains functions to access BablFishes to convert between formats.

Last updated on 2017-02-16 19:05:12 -0800