[clug-talk] Kdevelop and adding libs

Kevin Sauter cshot at telusplanet.net
Wed Sep 28 17:16:07 PDT 2005

Quoting Robert Lewko <lewkor at telus.net>:

> On September 28, 2005 01:07 pm, Cshot wrote:
> >  Hi all, its been a while since I've done anything with Kdevelop or C/C++
> > for that matter.  I'm working on a program and i need to be able to use a
> > lib I found on the net.  http://www.alhem.net/Sockets/
> >
> > I've tried extracting it to /usr/src and /usr/lib  But it says no such
> > header files.  I'm used to Borland where I'd just add it to a lib path. 
> > The site has lots of tutorials but nothing on setting up the compiler.  I
> > feel really dumb.  A couple of years ago I did a DB front end with mysql
> > and I just needed some linker settings.  I'm lost.
> >
> > Kev
> >
> Kevin, the reason that your mysql program worked is that the shared library 
> was part of the system's installed library and the dynamic linker had it in 
> the ld.so.cache.  Your library will not be there unless you put it there.
> When you compiled this you ended up with a library libsockets.a.  Just put 
> this after the *.o files on the link line when you compile your application -
> you may need to find out how to include other libraries in Kdevelop.

Thanks hopfully that will get me started.


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