Introduction to libmng

The libmng libraries are used by programs wanting to read and write Multiple-image Network Graphics (MNG) files which are the animation equivalents to PNG files.

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

Package Information

libmng Dependencies


libjpeg-turbo-3.0.1 and Little CMS-2.14

Installation of libmng

Install libmng 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 &&

install -v -m755 -d        /usr/share/doc/libmng-2.0.3 &&
install -v -m644 doc/*.txt /usr/share/doc/libmng-2.0.3

Command Explanations

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


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library:
Installed Directory: /usr/share/doc/libmng-2.0.3

Short Descriptions

provides functions for programs wishing to read and write MNG files which are animation files without the patent problems associated with certain other formats