Introduction to libshumate

The libshumate package contains a GTK-4 widget to display maps.



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Package Information

libshumate Dependencies


GTK-4.12.3 and libsoup-3.4.3



Gi-DocGen-2023.1 and sysprof

Installation of libshumate

Install libshumate by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson setup --prefix=/usr          \
            --buildtype=release    \
            --wrap-mode=nodownload \
            -Dgtk_doc=false        \
            ..                  &&

If you have Gi-DocGen-2023.1 installed and wish to build the API documentation for this package, issue:

sed 's/lib_version/version/' -i ../docs/ &&
meson configure -Dgtk_doc=true                      &&

To test the results, issue: ninja test.

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.

--wrap-mode=nodownload: This switch prevents meson from downloading any optional dependency which is not installed on the system.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries:
Installed Directories: /usr/include/shumate-1.0 and /usr/share/doc/libshumate-1.1.0 (optional)

Short Descriptions

contains functions that provide a GTK-4 widget to display maps