Gcr-3.41.1

Introduction to Gcr

The Gcr package contains libraries used for displaying certificates and accessing key stores. It also provides the viewer for crypto files on the GNOME Desktop.

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Package Information

Gcr Dependencies

Required

GLib-2.74.0, libgcrypt-1.10.1, and p11-kit-0.24.1

Recommended

Optional

Valgrind-3.20.0 and gi-docgen

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

Installation of Gcr

Install Gcr by running the following commands:

sed -i 's:"/desktop:"/org:' schema/*.xml &&

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

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

To test the results, issue: ninja test. The tests must be run from an X Terminal or similar.

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=false: Use this switch if you haven't installed GTK+-3.24.34. Note that gcr-viewer will not be installed if this is passed to meson.

-Dgtk_doc=true: Use this switch if you wish to generate the API reference documentation. Note that you must have GTK-Doc installed.

Contents

Installed Program: gcr-viewer
Installed Libraries: libgck-1.so, libgcr-base-3.so and libgcr-ui-3.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/gck-1, /usr/include/gcr-3, and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/{gcr,gck}

Short Descriptions

gcr-viewer

is used to view certificates and key files

libgck-1.so

contains GObject bindings for PKCS#11