libunistring-1.0

Introduction to libunistring

libunistring is a library that provides functions for manipulating Unicode strings and for manipulating C strings according to the Unicode standard.

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Package Information

libunistring Dependencies

Optional

texlive-20220321 (or install-tl-unx) (to rebuild the documentation)

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

Installation of libunistring

Install libunistring by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr    \
            --disable-static \
            --docdir=/usr/share/doc/libunistring-1.0 &&
make

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

Contents

Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: libunistring.so
Installed Directory: /usr/include/unistring and /usr/share/doc/libunistring-1.0

Short Descriptions

libunistring.so

provides the unicode string library API