Introduction to GDL

The GDL package provides a library that is useful for docking objects in GTK+ applications.



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Package Information

GDL Dependencies



User Notes:

Installation of GDL

Install GDL 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 parameter if GTK-Doc is installed and you wish to rebuild and install the API documentation.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries:
Installed Directories: /usr/include/libgdl-3.0 and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/gdl-3.0

Short Descriptions

contains functions that allow for docking objects in GTK+ applications