Compiling libexif in windows 7
Since Qt does not supply class to extract exif info in jpg file, I decided to
use third party library-- libexif.
I have downloaded libexif-0.6.21.zip.
When I compiled on linux, I successfully could get libexif.a static library
file which is the only file needed for static linking to my application.
On windows 7, I followed the instruction at
I use mingw492_32 which comes with Qt5.6.2 and installed MSYS. After
configure, I excuted make to compile it. What I got is the following Error.
libtool: link: object name comflicts in archive:
make: *** [libexif.la] Error 1
make: Leaving directory '/d/libexif-0.6.21/libexif'
make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make: Leaving directory '/d/qqes/libexif-0.6.21'
make: *** [all] Error 2
And I could not find libexif.a which is all I need. Does anyone have the
The tut didn't load so could not check.
Alarm just went off with VISUAL studio and mingw492_32 in same sentence.
You are not mixing anything compiled with studio with mingw?
also MSYS adds a whole new layer of stuff that can go wrong.
Anyway, it might be a PATH thing
Thank you for your quick reply. Yes, it was the setting path environment problem. The link you provided gave me the answer. I had to put the path of MSYS and mingw32 at the begining of system path evironment.