Introduction to Jansson

The Jansson package contains a library used to encode, decode, and manipulate JSON data.

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

Package Information

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/jansson

Installation of Jansson

First fix one of the tests:

sed -e "/DT/s;| sort;| sed 's/@@libjansson.*//' &;" \
    -i test/suites/api/check-exports

Install jansson by running the following commands:

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

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library: libjansson.so
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions


contains an API for encoding, decoding, and manipulating JSON data