Introduction to gnome-autoar

The gnome-autoar package provides a framework for automatic archive extraction, compression, and management.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.3 platform.

Package Information

gnome-autoar Dependencies


libarchive-3.3.2 and GTK+-3.22.30


GTK-Doc-1.28 (for building documentation)

User Notes:

Installation of gnome-autoar

Install gnome-autoar 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: and
Installed Directories: /usr/include/gnome-autoar-0 and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/gnome-autoar

Short Descriptions

provides API functions for automatic archive management.

provides GTK+ widgets to aid in automatic archive management.

Last updated on 2018-08-30 12:27:14 -0700