Introduction to Amtk

The Amtk package contains a basic GTKUIManager replacement based on GAction.



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Package Information

Amtk Dependencies




GTK-Doc-1.33.2 (for documentation) and Valgrind-3.20.0

User Notes:

Installation of Amtk

Install Amtk by running the following commands:

mkdir amtk-build &&
cd    amtk-build &&

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

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.

-Dgtk_doc=false: This switch prevents the build system from generating and installing the API documentation. Omit this switch if you have GTK-Doc-1.33.2 installed and wish to generate and install the API documentation.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries:
Installed Directories: /usr/include/amtk-5 and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/amtk-5.0

Short Descriptions

provides a basic GTKUIManager replacement API based on GAction