8.53. Meson-0.62.1

Meson is an open source build system meant to be both extremely fast and as user friendly as possible.

Approximate build time: less than 0.1 SBU
Required disk space: 41 MB

8.53.1. Installation of Meson

Compile Meson with the following command:

pip3 wheel -w dist --no-build-isolation --no-deps $PWD

The test suite requires some packages out of the scope of LFS.

Install the package:

pip3 install --no-index --find-links dist meson
install -vDm644 data/shell-completions/bash/meson /usr/share/bash-completion/completions/meson
install -vDm644 data/shell-completions/zsh/_meson /usr/share/zsh/site-functions/_meson

The meaning of the install parameters:

-w dist

Put the created wheels into the dist directory.

--find-links dist

Install wheels from the dist directory.

8.53.2. Contents of Meson

Installed programs: meson
Installed directory: /usr/lib/python3.10/site-packages/meson-0.62.1.dist-info and /usr/lib/python3.10/site-packages/mesonbuild

Short Descriptions


A high productivity build system