gnome-autoar-0.4.3

Introduction to gnome-autoar

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

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Package Information

gnome-autoar Dependencies

Required

libarchive-3.6.1 and GTK+-3.24.34

Recommended

Optional

GTK-Doc-1.33.2 (for building documentation)

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/gnome-autoar

Installation of gnome-autoar

Install gnome-autoar by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr --buildtype=release -Dvapi=true -Dtests=true &&
ninja

To test the results, issue: ninja test

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.

-Dgtk_doc=true: Use this parameter if GTK-Doc is installed and you wish to rebuild and install the API documentation.

Contents

Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: libgnome-autoar-0.so and libgnome-autoar-gtk-0.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/gnome-autoar-0 and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/gnome-autoar

Short Descriptions

libgnome-autoar-0.so

provides API functions for automatic archive management

libgnome-autoar-gtk-0.so

provides GTK+ widgets to aid in automatic archive management