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RE: Compiling libcurl with C++ in code blocks

From: Damian Lezama <>
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2014 23:02:43 +0000

Are you trying to compile curl with codeblocks? Just build curl the way it's supposed to be built (configure, make). Then put it somewhere, and tell your IDE about the header location for the compiler and the library location for the linker.

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> From: curl-library [] On Behalf Of
> Dan Fandrich
> Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2014 3:50 PM
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> Subject: Re: Compiling libcurl with C++ in code blocks
> On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 11:14:34AM -0400, wrote:
> > Hello I am trying to use libcurl with c++ in code blocks and I am not
> > able to correctly link it to my projects. Is there a tutorial I can
> > view to get a better idea of how to make the libcurl library work?
> >
> > Ive downloaded the m,ost recent curl zip file. Extracted it to my
> > codeblocks program file. I linked the include and lib files. I have
> > compiled an example program I found online but that I wentto use a
> > program with the headers, type.h and easy.h but it would not compile.
> > I downloaded the curlpp c++ wrapper thinking it was an issue with that and
> its still not running.
> >
> > How exactly can I get the new 7.35 to work on c++ in codeblocks. Thank
> you.
> libcurl is written in C, not C++, so it will be difficult if not impossible to compile
> it with a C++ compiler unaltered. You can use the curlpp wrapper, but you'll
> still need to compile libcurl with a C compiler somehow. I'm not familiar with
> what code blocks is, so I can't comment more specifically.
> >>> Dan
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Received on 2014-03-21