GeoClue-2.6.0

Introduction to GeoClue

GeoClue is a modular geoinformation service built on top of the D-Bus messaging system. The goal of the GeoClue project is to make creating location-aware applications as simple as possible.

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Development versions of BLFS may not build or run some packages properly if dependencies have been updated since the most recent stable versions of the book.

Package Information

GeoClue Dependencies

Required

JSON-GLib-1.6.6 and libsoup-2.74.2

Recommended

Optional

GTK-Doc-1.33.2 and libnotify-0.7.12

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/geoclue2

Installation of GeoClue

Install GeoClue by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr --buildtype=release -Dgtk-doc=false .. &&
ninja

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.

-D3g-source=false: This switch disables the 3G backend. Use it if you have not installed the ModemManager package.

-Dmodem-gps-source=false: This switch disables the modem GPS backend. Use it if you have not installed the ModemManager package.

-Dcdma-source=false: This switch disables the CDMA source backend. Use it if you have not installed the ModemManager package.

-Dnmea-source=false: This switch disables the NMEA source. Use it if you have not installed the Avahi package.

-Ddemo-agent=false: This switch disables the demo. Use it if you have not installed the libnotify package.

Contents

Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: libgeoclue-2.so
Installed Directories: /etc/geoclue, /usr/include/libgeoclue-2.0, /usr/libexec/geoclue-2.0, and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/{geoclue,libgeoclue}