Introduction to Menu Cache

The Menu Cache package contains a library for creating and utilizing caches to speed up the manipulation for defined application menus.



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Package Information

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Menu Cache Dependencies




GTK-Doc-1.33.2 and xdg-utils-1.1.3

User Notes:

Installation of Menu Cache

First fix a memory leak and multiple definitions issues:

patch -Np1 -i ../menu-cache-1.1.0-consolidated_fixes-1.patch

Install Menu Cache by running the following commands:

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

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

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

--enable-gtk-doc: Use this option if GTK-Doc is installed and you wish to build and install the API documentation.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: /usr/{include,libexec,share/gtk-doc/html}/menu-cache

Short Descriptions

contains the menu-cache API functions