libhandy-1.6.2

Introduction to libhandy

The libhandy package provides additional GTK UI widgets for use in developing user interfaces.

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Package Information

libhandy Dependencies

Required

GTK+-3.24.34

Recommended

Optional

GTK-Doc-1.33.2 and Glade

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/libhandy1

Installation of libhandy

Install libhandy by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

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

To test the results, issue: ninja test. The tests must be run from a graphical session.

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_doc=true: Use this option if you have GTK-Doc-1.33.2 installed and wish to install the documentation.

Contents

Installed Programs: handy-1-demo
Installed Libraries: libhandy-1.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/libhandy-1

Short Descriptions

handy-1-demo

provides an example of how to use the libhandy library

libhandy-1.so

provides additional GTK widgets for use in creating user interfaces