Introduction to gnome-autoar

The gnome-autoar package provides a framework for automatic archive extraction, compression, and management.

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

Package Information

gnome-autoar Dependencies


libarchive-3.5.1 and GTK+-3.24.28



GTK-Doc-1.33.2 (for building documentation)

User Notes:

Installation of gnome-autoar

Install gnome-autoar by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr    \
            --disable-debug  \
            --disable-static &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-debug: Disable the debug mode, in which this package would be built with -O0 -g.

--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/gnome-autoar-0 and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/gnome-autoar

Short Descriptions

provides API functions for automatic archive management

provides GTK+ widgets to aid in automatic archive management

Last updated on 2021-03-14 03:30:33 -0500