Introduction to gegl

This package provides the GEneric Graphics Library, which is a graph based image processing format.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.2 platform.

Package Information

gegl Dependencies


babl-0.1.42 and JSON-GLib-1.4.2


asciidoc-8.6.9, Cairo-1.14.12, Enscript-1.6.6, Exiv2-0.26, FFmpeg-3.4.2, gdk-pixbuf-2.36.11, Graphviz-2.40.1, libjpeg-turbo-1.5.3, libpng-1.6.34, librsvg-2.42.2, libwebp-0.6.1, Lua-5.3.4, Pango-1.40.14, Python-2.7.14, Ruby-2.5.0, SDL-1.2.15, gobject-introspection-1.54.1, Vala-0.38.8, w3m-0.5.3, gexiv2, lensfun, libopenraw, libspiro, libumfpack, MRG, OpenCL (for tests), and OpenEXR

User Notes:

Installation of gegl

Install gegl by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install &&
install -v -m644 docs/*.{css,html} /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/gegl &&
install -v -m644 docs/images/*.{png,ico,svg} /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/gegl/images

Command Explanations

install -v -m644/docs/*/{css,html} ...: This and the subsequent commands install all the provided documentation instead of only the stylesheet gegl.css and three png files.

--without-vala: Do not create a vala API - use this if vapigen breaks the build.

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


Installed Programs: gegl
Installed Libraries: and libraries in /usr/lib/gegl-0.2
Installed Directories: /usr/include/gegl-0.2

Short Descriptions


is a commandline tool for working with the XML data model.

provides infrastructure to do demand based cached non destructive image editing on larger than RAM buffers.

Last updated on 2018-02-19 15:32:22 -0800