Introduction to libuv

The libuv package is a multi-platform support library with a focus on asynchronous I/O.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-10.1 platform.

Package Information

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  • Download size: 1.2 MB

  • Estimated disk space required: 14 MB (add 12 MB for tests)

  • Estimated build time: 0.1 SBU (Using parallelism=4; add 0.4 SBU for tests)

User Notes:

Installation of libuv

Install libuv by running the following commands:



The sh command below fails if the ACLOCAL environment variable is set as specified in Xorg-7. If it is used, ACLOCAL needs to be unset for this package and then reset for other packages.

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

If you want to run the tests, run: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library:
Installed Directory: /usr/include/uv

Short Descriptions

contains API functions for asynchronous I/O operations

Last updated on 2021-02-19 23:30:09 -0600