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Old 01-08-2008, 02:30 PM   #1
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Compiling a C++ program from source.


I am trying to install the program golb ( from source.

I have tried the usual "./configure", "make" etc but there are no configuration or make files.

The files have extensions such as ".pro", ".h" and ".cpp". It was written in C++, so do I need to compile it using a C++ compiler?

The files did not come with any readme and I cannot find anything useful on the program's website.

Sorry about my n00bishness :P.

Thanks in advance.
Old 01-08-2008, 03:39 PM   #2
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A pre-compiled binary is available for linux: This was near the bottom of the sourceforge page ----

As of golb 2.0.0 it has the following dependencies:

Qt 4
SQLite 2.X and/or SQLite 3.X for Qt 4
If you want to use golb under linux with SQLite 2.X it is still possible to use version 1.0.0 of golb, which only has the following dependencies:

SQLite 2.X
This project is hosted on the open source development website

The following downloads are available:

golb 2.0.0 x86 linux binary - The compiled application for linux.
golb 2.0.0 x86 Windows binary - The compiled application for Windows.
golb 2.0.0 source code - The complete source code.
golb 1.0.0 x86 linux binary - The compiled application for linux.
golb 1.0.0 source code - The complete source code.

The above lines are links to compiled code. (When accessed from SourceForge)


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Old 01-08-2008, 03:44 PM   #3
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The .pro is a file used by Trolltech's qmake, which is used to create makefiles.

qmake -o Makefile
should generate the Makefile. Then
to compile
Old 01-09-2008, 09:40 AM   #4
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That's excellent.

Thank you all for your help, it has been invaluable!

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