BlueGo is a tool which builds Boost, Qt and OpenSceneGraph libraries using Visual Studio 2010/12/13. You just have to start the application, select your configuration and hit the Build button- everything else works automatically. The application downloads the library, extracts it and builds it.
The following build configurations are available:
- Supported platforms: x86, x64
- Supported compilers: Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 and Microsoft Visual Studio 2013
- Supported boost versions: 1.51.0, 1.52.0, 1.53.0, 1.54.0, 1.55.0, 1.56.0, 1.57.0, 1.58.0 and from Source (SVN)
- Supported Qt versions: 4.8.3, 4.8.4, 5.0.0, 5.0.1, 5.1.0, 5.1.1, 5.2.1, 5.3.0, 5.3.1
- Supported OpenSceneGraph versions: 3.0.1
- Supported Eigen versions: 3.2.0, 3.2.1
- Supported libLAS versions: 1.7.0
- Supported PCL versions: 1.7.1, From Source (GIT)
More info can be found at http://bluego.vertexwahn.de
BlueGo is licensed under the BSD 2-Clause License (see License.txt for further information).
You can also download prebuild versions of boost from: <a href="http://boost.teeks99.com/">http://boost.teeks99.com/</a>
CMake offers a features called ExternalProject (<a href="http://cmake.org/cmake/help/v2.8.10/cmake.html#module:ExternalProject">http://cmake.org/cmake/help/v2.8.10/cmake.html#module:ExternalProject</a>). A simple demo can be found here: <a href="https://bitbucket.org/Vertexwahn/cmakedemos/src/ec4988812eee4661fa7ac64c9fe4a6f1a4decf13/ExternalProject/CMakeLists.txt?at=default">CMake External Project Demo</a>. image cmakeexternalproject.png Package manager for CMake (based on ExternalProject) can be found here: <a href="https://github.com/ruslo/hunter/tree/master/examples">https://github.com/ruslo/hunter/tree/master/examples</a>
Using a batch file to build boost: <a href="http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/11597/Building-Boost-libraries-for-Visual-Studio">Link</a>
Build it manually: <a href="https://bitbucket.org/Vertexwahn/bluego/src/b128e16bf5260b2eea1e5750fe51fdd46015f0df/How%20to%20build%20third%20party%20libraries%20with%20Visual%20Studio.docx?at=default">How to build third party libraries with Visual Studio.docx</a>
Use <a href="http://www.nuget.org/">NuGet</a>. Initially NuGet worked only for .Net Libraries but now it supports also native C++ libraries like the pnglib.
Get Qt from http://qt-project.org/
Use biicode: https://github.com/biicode/. Seems a very promising project that allows reusing, integrating and sharing various C++ libraries including boost.
Prebuild boost libraries https://sourceforge.net/projects/boost/files/boost-binaries/
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