[clug-talk] Adding C/C++ libs from source

Carl ct at turner.ca
Fri Sep 30 10:26:28 PDT 2005


Aaron,

Would your recommend Qt for non-GUI development where, in general,
performance is important?

Carl


On Thu, 2005-09-29 at 22:18 -0600, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> On Thursday 29 September 2005 21:48, Kevin Sauter wrote:
> > Ok as I mentioned before, I'm trying to make use of a lib I found online.
> > http://www.alhem.net/Sockets/  Now  if I understand correctly, I need to
> > compile this lib and add it to ld.so.cache  
> 
> well, it will likely install into /usr/lib or at worst /usr/local/lib; if the 
> latter you'll want to add it to ld.so.cache perhaps but you can usually just 
> run ldconfig /path/to/lib/dir and be done with it.
> 
> > But there is no makefile.  Back 
> > to feeling dumb.  
> 
> i just downloaded:
> 
> 	http://www.alhem.net/Sockets/Sockets-1.9.8.tar.gz
> 
> and there is indeed a Makefile. what did you download exactly?
> 
> if you are looking for a cross-platform, GPL'd library that offers networking, 
> i would highly recommend Qt (http://www.trolltech.com) .. Qt4 is GPL'd on 
> Linux, UNIX, MacOS X and Windows.
> 
> disclaimer: they do pay my bills these days, but i was a Qt fan long before 
> than as i'm sure many on this list will coroborate ;)
> 
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