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General Information

This is libgudev, a library providing GObject bindings for libudev. It
used to be part of udev, then merged into systemd. It's now a project
on its own.

The official download locations are:

The official web site is:


  % tar xJf libgudev-<version>.tar.xz       # unpack the sources
  % cd libgudev-<version>                   # change to the toplevel directory
  % ./configure                             # run the `configure' script
  % make                                    # build libgudev

  [ Become root if necessary ]
  % make install                            # install libgudev

libgudev requires:

How to report bugs

Bugs should be reported to the GNOME bug tracking system.
(, product libgudev.) You will need
to create an account for yourself.


Patches should also be submitted to If the
patch fixes an existing bug, add the patch as an attachment
to that bug report.

Otherwise, enter a new bug report that describes the patch,
and attach the patch to that bug report.

Patches should be in unified diff form. (The -up option to GNU diff.)