Introduction to fmt

The fmt package is an open-source formatting library providing a fast and safe alternative to C stdio and C++ iostreams.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS 12.1 platform.

Package Information

Installation of fmt

Install fmt by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr     \
      -DCMAKE_INSTALL_LIBDIR=/usr/lib \
      -DBUILD_SHARED_LIBS=ON          \
      -DFMT_TEST=OFF                  \
      -G Ninja ..                     &&

If you have enabled tests, issue: ninja test.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Command Explanations

-DFMT_TEST=OFF: This switch initializes the package tests. Set to ON if you wish to run tests.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries:
Installed Directories: /usr/include/fmt and /usr/lib/cmake/fmt