Question about building qcad on linux

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Question about building qcad on linux

Post by johnrcox46 » Wed Oct 07, 2015 4:02 am

I am trying to build qcad- on a gentoo linux system.

I am able to create the qcad- system and unpack the source code into the file.

qmake works.

make works.

when I try to run qcad, the closest I can come to qcad is in release/qcad-bin. When I try to run it, the following happens:
  • bopper release # ./qcad-bin
    ./qcad-bin: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
    bopper release #
I tried a make intsall, which appeared to succeed, but I don't know where there is an executalble.

I don't know how to proceed. Any thoughts?

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Re: Question about building qcad on linux

Post by riverbuoy » Thu Oct 08, 2015 4:07 am

Hi johncrox46

You need to tell QCAD where to find the libraries. They are in the same directory as QCAD.

So to launch QCAD:

cd release
LD_LIBRARY_PATH=. ./qcad-bin

(Note the space between the two dots)

Hope this explains it.


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