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 12.1 platform.

Package Information

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