Introduction to libchamplain

The libchamplain package contains a Clutter-based widget that is used to display rich and interactive maps.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS 11.3 platform.

Package Information

libchamplain Dependencies


clutter-gtk-1.8.4, GTK+-3.24.36, libsoup-3.2.2, and SQLite-3.40.1



GTK-Doc-1.33.2 and libmemphis

User Notes:

Installation of libchamplain

Install libchamplain by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr --buildtype=release .. &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Command Explanations

--buildtype=release: Specify a buildtype suitable for stable releases of the package, as the default may produce unoptimized binaries.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: and
Installed Directories: /usr/include/champlain-0.12 and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/champlain-0.12

Short Descriptions

contains the libchamplain API functions

contains the libchamplain GTK+ bindings