libxkbcommon-1.3.1

Introduction to libxkbcommon

libxkbcommon is a keymap compiler and support library which processes a reduced subset of keymaps as defined by the XKB specification.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-11.0 platform.

Package Information

libxkbcommon Dependencies

Required

xkeyboard-config-2.33

Recommended

Optional

Doxygen-1.9.2

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

Installation of libxkbcommon

Install libxkbcommon by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr --buildtype=release -Denable-docs=false .. &&
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.

-Denable-docs=false: This switch disables documentation generation. Remove it if Doxygen-1.9.2 is installed.

mv -v /usr/share/doc/libxkbcommon{,-1.3.1}: If you removed -Denable-docs=false, use this command to install the documentation in a versioned directory.

Contents

Installed Programs: xkbcli
Installed Libraries: libxkbcommon.so, libxkbcommon-x11.so, and libxkbregistry.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/xkbcommon, /usr/libexec/xkbcommon, and /usr/share/doc/libxkbcommon-1.3.1

Short Descriptions

xkbcli

provides a debugger and compiler for XKB keymaps

libxkbcommon.so

contains the libxkbcommon API functions

libxkbcommon-x11.so

contains the libxkbcommon X11 specific API functions

libxkbregistry.so

contains a list of available XKB models, layouts, and variants for a given ruleset

Last updated on Sat Sep 11 22:45:42 2021