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.TH xml2-config 1 "3 April 2022" Version 1.2.0
xml2-config - script to get information about the installed version of libxml2
.B xml2-config
[\-\-prefix\fI[=DIR]\fP] [\-\-libs] [\-\-cflags] [\-\-version] [\-\-help]
\fIxml2-config\fP is a tool that is used to determine the compile and
linker flags that should be used to compile and link programs that use
\fIxml2-config\fP accepts the following options:
.TP 8
.B \-\-version
Print the currently installed version of \fIlibxml2\fP on the standard output.
.TP 8
.B \-\-libs
Print the linker flags that are necessary to link a \fIlibxml2\fP program.
Add \-\-dynamic after \-\-libs to print only shared library linking
.TP 8
.B \-\-cflags
Print the compiler flags that are necessary to compile a \fIlibxml2\fP program.
.TP 8
.B \-\-prefix=PREFIX
If specified, use PREFIX instead of the installation prefix that
\fIlibxml2\fP was built with when computing the output for the
\-\-cflags and \-\-libs options. This option must be specified before
any \-\-libs or \-\-cflags options.
This manual page was written by Fredrik Hallenberg <>,
for the Debian GNU/linux system (but may be used by others).