Introduction to libuv

The libuv package is a multi-platform support library with a focus on asynchronous I/O.

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

Package Information

libuv Dependencies



Installation of libuv

Install libuv by running the following commands:



The sh command below fails if the ACLOCAL environment variable is set as specified in Xorg-7. If it is used, ACLOCAL needs to be unset for this package and then reset for other packages.

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

If you installed the optional sphinx-7.2.6 python module, create the man page:

make man -C docs

If you want to run the tests, run: make check as a non-root user.

Now, as the root user:

make install

If you built the man page, install it as the root user:

install -Dm644 docs/build/man/libuv.1 /usr/share/man/man1


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library:
Installed Directory: /usr/include/uv

Short Descriptions

contains API functions for asynchronous I/O operations