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Nehal J Wani, 26 Aug 2014 13:42

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h1. Building exiv2 on Fedora using Cmake
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* This has been tested on Fedora20 64 and 32 bit minimal installations.
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* Last revision on which this method was tested: r3288
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* This wiki page assumes that installation prefix is _/usr/local_ and your bulidir is _~/gnu/exiv2_
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# Install some of the basic utilities
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<pre>
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sudo yum install -y subversion make cmake autoconf gcc-c++ yum-utils pkgconfig dos2unix clang #clang is required only if you wish to use it as the compiler instead of gcc
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</pre>
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# Install all the dependencies for building exiv2. (Since exiv2 is already available in the Fedora repositories, this python script makes things easy and is provided by the package _yum-utils_)
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sudo yum-builddep -y exiv2
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# Fetch the source code:
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mkdir -p ~/gnu/exiv2
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cd ~/gnu/exiv2
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svn checkout svn://dev.exiv2.org/svn/trunk
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cd trunk
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# Start building exiv2
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mkdir build
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cd build
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cmake                              # if you are using clang, then do: CC=clang CXX=clang++ cmake ..
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make                               # -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Debug     for debugging
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sudo make install
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# Building tests.
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** Optional: Some tests depend on exifprobe and will be skipped when not available.  If you wish to install exifprobe:
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cd ~/gnu
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sudo yum install -y git
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git clone https://github.com/hfiguiere/exifprobe.git
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cd exifprobe
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make
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sudo mkdir -p /usr/local/man/man1
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sudo make install
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** To execute tests:
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cd ~/gnu/exiv2/trunk/build
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make tests
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</pre>
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** Running other "test suites":http://dev.exiv2.org/projects/exiv2/wiki/How_do_I_run_the_test_suite_for_Exiv2