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Nehal J Wani, 14 Aug 2014 11:16

Building on Windows Using Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012

  1. Download win32svn from and install it in C:\Program Files (x86)\Subversion
  1. Open command prompt and type:
    mkdir C:\gnu #Can be some other location too.
    cd C:\gnu
    svn checkout svn:// #Download latest exiv2 source code
  1. Download expat-2.1.0 from expat- and extract it to C:\gnu
  1. Download zlib-1.2.7 from and extract it to C:\gnu
  1. Navigate to C:\gnu\trunk\msvc2012 and open the file exiv2.sln in Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012
  2. Press OK for all security warnings. #Believe me, exiv2's code is clean, we don't pose security threats :)
  1. Go to Build->Configuration Manager. Tick build for all projects. You will have 8 combinations [{Debug|DebugDLL|Release|ReleaseDLL}|{x64|Win32}] to choose from. Click close.
  1. Go to Build->Build Solution. After the build is complete, you'll see in the output window:
    ========== Build: 32 succeeded, 0 failed, 0 up-to-date, 0 skipped ==========


Updated by Nehal J Wani almost 6 years ago · 5 revisions