[Shapelib] Re: how to compile the shapelib into a shared library

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Wed Sep 21 12:11:02 PDT 2005

On 9/21/05, Qingfeng (Gene) Guan <guan at geog.ucsb.edu> wrote:
> Hi, Frank,
>   I just downloaded the shapelib and tried to compile it into a shared library on a Linux beowulf cluster. Since I am not a superuser, I wonder if there is any way to compile it and use it by myself.


Yes, it is really just two source files of interest.  So you can
build a program and link in the supporting files as easily as:

  gcc dbfcreate shpopen.c dbfopen.c -lm -o dbfcreate

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