VTE-0.64.2

Introduction to VTE

The VTE package contains a termcap file implementation for terminal emulators.

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

Package Information

VTE Dependencies

Required

GTK+-3.24.30, libxml2-2.9.12, and pcre2-10.37

Recommended

Optional

FriBidi-1.0.9, GTK-Doc-1.33.2, and GTK-4.4.0

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

Installation of VTE

Install VTE by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

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

To test the results, issue ninja test.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install &&
rm -v /etc/profile.d/vte.*

Command Explanations

--buildtype=release: Specify a buildtype suitable for stable releases of the package, as the default may produce unoptimized binaries.

rm -v /etc/profile.d/vte.*: This command removes two files installed in /etc/profile.d that have no use on a LFS system.

-Dfribidi=false: Omit this switch if want to enable bidirectional capabilities.

-Dgnutls=false: Add this switch if you do not want to enable GnuTLS support.

-Dvapi=false: Add this switch if you do not want to enable vala bindings.

-Ddocs=true: Add this switch if wish to build the documentation.

Contents

Installed Program: vte-2.91
Installed Library: libvte-2.91.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/vte-2.91 and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/vte-2.91

Short Descriptions

vte-2.91

is a test application for the VTE libraries

libvte-2.91.so

is a library which implements a terminal emulator widget for GTK+ 3

Last updated on Mon Sep 6 19:42:49 2021 +