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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY libical-download-http "https://github.com/libical/libical/releases/download/v&libical-version;/libical-&libical-version;.tar.gz">
8 <!ENTITY libical-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY libical-md5sum "463a59244c6767b8e67b29379405e297">
10 <!ENTITY libical-size "860 KB">
11 <!ENTITY libical-buildsize "21 MB (with tests)">
12 <!ENTITY libical-time "0.2 SBU (Using parallelism=5; with tests)">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="libical" xreflabel="libical-&libical-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="libical.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>libical-&libical-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="libical">
26 <primary sortas="a-libical">libical</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to libical</title>
31
32 <para>
33 The <application>libical</application> package contains an implementation
34 of the iCalendar protocols and data formats.
35 </para>
36
37 &lfs90_checked;
38
39 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
40
41 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
42 <listitem>
43 <para>
44 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&libical-download-http;"/>
45 </para>
46 </listitem>
47 <listitem>
48 <para>
49 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&libical-download-ftp;"/>
50 </para>
51 </listitem>
52 <listitem>
53 <para>
54 Download MD5 sum: &libical-md5sum;
55 </para>
56 </listitem>
57 <listitem>
58 <para>
59 Download size: &libical-size;
60 </para>
61 </listitem>
62 <listitem>
63 <para>
64 Estimated disk space required: &libical-buildsize;
65 </para>
66 </listitem>
67 <listitem>
68 <para>
69 Estimated build time: &libical-time;
70 </para>
71 </listitem>
72 </itemizedlist>
73
74 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">libical Dependencies</bridgehead>
75
76 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
77 <para role="required">
78 <xref linkend="cmake"/>
79 </para>
80
81 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
82 <para role="optional">
83 <xref linkend="db"/>,
84 <xref linkend="doxygen"/> (for the API documentation),
85 <xref linkend="icu"/>, and both
86 <xref linkend="gobject-introspection"/> and
87 <xref linkend="vala"/>(required for Gnome)
88 </para>
89
90 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
91 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/libical"/>
92 </para>
93 </sect2>
94
95 <sect2 role="installation">
96 <title>Installation of libical</title>
97
98 <para>
99 Install <application>libical</application> by running the
100 following commands:
101 </para>
102
103<screen><userinput>mkdir build &amp;&amp;
104cd build &amp;&amp;
105
106cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr \
107 -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release \
108 -DSHARED_ONLY=yes \
109 -DICAL_BUILD_DOCS=false \
110 -DGOBJECT_INTROSPECTION=true \
111 -DICAL_GLIB_VAPI=true \
112 .. &amp;&amp;
113make</userinput></screen>
114<!-- DEVS: the ICAL_BUILD_DOCS=false switch is needed because gtk-doc-1.30 is
115 broken. Unfortunately, it also prevents running make docs. When gtk-doc
116 is fixed, remove the switch and uncomment this.
117 <para>
118 If you have <xref linkend="doxygen"/> installed and wish to build the API
119 documentation, issue:
120 </para>
121
122<screen remap="doc"><userinput>make docs</userinput></screen>
123-->
124 <para>
125 To test the results, issue: <command>make test</command>.
126 One test, timezones, is known to fail on SysV systems.
127 <!-- On systemd, we symlink the current timezone to
128 /etc/localtime, which is what libical expects. -->
129 </para>
130
131 <para>
132 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
133 </para>
134
135<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
136<!-- see above:
137 <para>
138 If you have built the API documentation, install by issuing, as
139 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
140 </para>
141
142<screen role="root"
143 remap="doc"><userinput>install -vdm755 /usr/share/doc/libical-&libical-version;/html &amp;&amp;
144cp -vr apidocs/html/* /usr/share/doc/libical-&libical-version;/html</userinput></screen>
145-->
146 </sect2>
147
148 <sect2 role="commands">
149 <title>Command Explanations</title>
150
151 <para>
152 <parameter>-DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release</parameter>: This switch is used
153 to apply higher level of the compiler optimizations.
154 </para>
155
156 <para>
157 <parameter>-DSHARED_ONLY=yes</parameter>: This switch is used
158 in order to only build the shared libraries.
159 </para>
160
161 <para>
162 <parameter>-DICAL_BUILD_DOCS=false</parameter>: This switch prevents
163 building the <application>GTK</application> documentation, because
164 gtk-doc-1.30 is broken. Unfortunately, it also prevents building the
165 API documentation.
166 </para>
167
168 <para>
169 <option>-DUSE_BUILTIN_TZDATA=yes</option>: This switch is used
170 in order to build using your own timezone data.
171 </para>
172
173 <para>
174 <option>-DGOBJECT_INTROSPECTION=true=true</option>: This switch is used
175 to generate GObject metadata bindings.
176 </para>
177
178 <para>
179 <option>-DICAL_GLIB_VAPI=true</option>: This switch is used
180 in order to build bindings for <xref linkend="vala"/>.
181 </para>
182
183 <!-- No CMake equivalents
184 <para>
185 <parameter>- -enable-cxx</parameter>: This switch enables
186 <application>libical</application> C++ library.
187 </para>
188
189 <para>
190 <option>- -enable-python</option>: This switch enables
191 <application>libical</application> Python bindings.
192 </para> -->
193
194 </sect2>
195
196 <sect2 role="content">
197 <title>Contents</title>
198
199 <segmentedlist>
200 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
201 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
202 <segtitle>Installed Directory</segtitle>
203
204 <seglistitem>
205 <seg>
206 None
207 </seg>
208 <seg>
209 libical_cxx.so, libical.so, libicalss_cxx.so, libicalss.so,
210 and libicalvcal.so
211 </seg>
212 <seg>
213 /usr/include/libical, /usr/lib/cmake/LibIcal and
214 /usr/share/doc/libical-&libical-version;/html
215 </seg>
216 </seglistitem>
217 </segmentedlist>
218
219 <variablelist>
220 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
221 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
222 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
223
224 <varlistentry id="libical-lib">
225 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libical.so</filename></term>
226 <listitem>
227 <para>
228 contains the <application>libical</application> API
229 functions.
230 </para>
231 <indexterm zone="libical libical-lib">
232 <primary sortas="c-libical">libical.so</primary>
233 </indexterm>
234 </listitem>
235 </varlistentry>
236
237 <varlistentry id="libical_cxx-lib">
238 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libical_cxx.so</filename></term>
239 <listitem>
240 <para>
241 contains the <application>libical</application> C++ bindings.
242 </para>
243 <indexterm zone="libical libical_cxx-lib">
244 <primary sortas="c-libical_cxx">libical_cxx.so</primary>
245 </indexterm>
246 </listitem>
247 </varlistentry>
248
249 <varlistentry id="libicalss">
250 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libicalss.so</filename></term>
251 <listitem>
252 <para>
253 is a library that allows you to store iCal component data
254 to disk in a variety of ways.
255 </para>
256 <indexterm zone="libical libicalss">
257 <primary sortas="c-libicalss">libicalss.so</primary>
258 </indexterm>
259 </listitem>
260 </varlistentry>
261
262 <varlistentry id="libicalss_cxx">
263 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libicalss_cxx.so</filename></term>
264 <listitem>
265 <para>
266 contains the <application>libicalss</application> C++
267 bindings.
268 </para>
269 <indexterm zone="libical libicalss_cxx">
270 <primary sortas="c-libicalss_cxx">libicalss_cxx.so</primary>
271 </indexterm>
272 </listitem>
273 </varlistentry>
274
275 <varlistentry id="libicalvcal">
276 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libicalvcal.so</filename></term>
277 <listitem>
278 <para>
279 is a vCard/vCalendar C interface.
280 </para>
281 <indexterm zone="libical libicalvcal">
282 <primary sortas="c-libicalvcal">libicalvcal.so</primary>
283 </indexterm>
284 </listitem>
285 </varlistentry>
286
287 </variablelist>
288
289 </sect2>
290
291</sect1>
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