libcairomm-1.0 (cairomm-1.14.0)

Introduction to libcairomm-1.0

The libcairomm-1.0 package provides a C++ interface to Cairo.

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

Package Information

libcairomm-1.0 Dependencies


Cairo-1.18.0 and libsigc++-2.12.1




Installation of libcairomm-1.0

Install Cairomm-1.0 by running the following commands:

mkdir bld &&
cd    bld &&

meson setup ..            \
      --prefix=/usr       \
      --buildtype=release \
      -Dbuild-tests=true  \
      -Dboost-shared=true &&

To run the test suite, run: ninja test.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Command Explanations

-Dbuild-tests=true: This switch is for building the unit tests. Remove if you have not installed Boost-1.84.0.

-Dboost-shared=true: This switch has the package use the shared version of boost libraries. It is required if you have not installed the boost static libraries, and you have passed -Dbuild-tests=true.

-Dbuild-documentation=true: This switch builds the html documentation if doxygen is installed.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library:
Installed Directories: /usr/{lib,include}/cairomm-1.0 and /usr/share/{devhelp/books,doc}/cairomm-1.0 (optional)

Short Descriptions

contains the Cairo API classes