Introduction to libisofs

libisofs is a library to create an ISO-9660 filesystem with extensions like RockRidge or Joliet.



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Package Information

libisofs Dependencies


Doxygen-1.11.0 (to generate HTML documentation) and libjte

Installation of libisofs

Install libisofs by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&

If you have installed Doxygen and wish to generate the HTML documentation, issue the following command:

doxygen doc/doxygen.conf

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

If you have built the HTML documentation, install it by running the following commands as the root user:

install -v -dm755 /usr/share/doc/libisofs-1.5.6 &&
install -v -m644 doc/html/* /usr/share/doc/libisofs-1.5.6

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library:
Installed Directory: /usr/include/libisofs

Short Descriptions

contains the libisofs API functions