Introduction to libdaemon

The libdaemon package is a lightweight C library that eases the writing of UNIX daemons.

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

Package Information

libdaemon Dependencies


Doxygen-1.10.0 and Lynx-2.8.9rel.1

Installation of libdaemon

Install libdaemon by running the following commands:

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

If you have Doxygen installed and wish to build the API documentation, issue the following command:

make -C doc doxygen

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make docdir=/usr/share/doc/libdaemon-0.14 install

If you built the API documentation, install it using the following commands as the root user:

install -v -m755 -d /usr/share/doc/libdaemon-0.14/reference/html &&
install -v -m644 doc/reference/html/* /usr/share/doc/libdaemon-0.14/reference/html &&
install -v -m644 doc/reference/man/man3/* /usr/share/man/man3

Command Explanations

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


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: /usr/include/libdaemon and /usr/share/doc/libdaemon-0.14

Short Descriptions

contains the libdaemon API functions