Introduction to Totem PL Parser

The Totem PL Parser package contains a simple GObject-based library used to parse multiple playlist formats.



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Package Information

Totem PL Parser Dependencies



CMake-3.25.2, GTK-Doc-1.33.2, Gvfs-1.50.3 (for some tests), LCOV, and libquvi >= 0.9.1 and libquvi-scripts - if they are installed, then lua-socket (git) is necessary for the tests

User Notes:

Installation of Totem PL Parser

Install Totem PL Parser by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

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

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.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: and
Installed Directories: /usr/include/totem-pl-parser and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/totem-pl-parser

Short Descriptions

is the Totem Playlist Parser library

is the Totem Playlist Parser library, mini version