wiki:BuildingOnWindowsWithCMake

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Building on Windows with CMake

This article describes how to use CMake build system to build and install GEOS from sources on Microsoft Windows systems using Visual C++ compiler.


Download "cmake-2.8.2-win32-x86.zip" from http://www.cmake.org/cmake/resources/software.html explode it on a path (eg: c:\cmake\") add to the path the ../bin directory eg: SET PATH=c:\cmake\cmake-2.8.2-win32-x86\bin;%PATH% start a shell dos.

to use: suppose for example the geos-trunk is downloaded in "c:\svn" you may create a new folder like "c:\test_geos" enter in "c:\test_geos" and run the command for the compiler you like use:

c:\test_geo> cmake -G "Visual Studio 9 2008" ../svn

or

c:\test_geo>cmake -G "Visual Studio 9 2008 Win64" ../svn

or

c:\test_geo>cmake -G "NMake Makefiles" ../svn

after this you can compile geos from the folder "c:\test_geos".

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#878
Static library does not contain C API
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cmake is not compiling doc/example
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cmake files get compiled twice
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