Introduction to libfm-extra

The libfm-extra package contains a library and other files required by the menu-cache-gen program in /usr/bin/libexec installed by menu-cache-1.1.0.

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

Package Information

libfm-extra Dependencies



Installation of libfm-extra

Install libfm-extra by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr     \
            --sysconfdir=/etc \
            --with-extra-only \
            --with-gtk=no     \
            --disable-static  &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--with-extra-only: This switch disables all components except for the libfm-extra library.

--with-gtk=no: This switch disables support for GTK+ because it is not necessary for this package.

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


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: /usr/include/libfm (symlink) and /usr/include/libfm-1.0

Short Descriptions

contains the libfm-extra API functions