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# Create a build directory, hereafter referred to as $dir$. Much of the Sword build process expects that various downloads be unpacked to the same directory.
 
# Create a build directory, hereafter referred to as $dir$. Much of the Sword build process expects that various downloads be unpacked to the same directory.
  
===Step 1: Compile cURL ===
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=== Compiling cURL ===
# Download the latest release of [http://curl.haxx.se/download/curl-7.21.1.zip cURL]
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# Download the latest release of [http://curl.haxx.se/metalink.cgi?curl=zip cURL]
 
# Extract the ZIP to $dir$
 
# Extract the ZIP to $dir$
 
# Rename the cURL directory to "curl" (with no version number)
 
# Rename the cURL directory to "curl" (with no version number)
 
# Open $dir$\curl\vc6curl.dsw
 
# Open $dir$\curl\vc6curl.dsw
 
# Allow Visual Studio to update the project files
 
# Allow Visual Studio to update the project files
# In Project Properties change the Configuration Type from DLL to LIB
 
 
# Build all
 
# Build all
  
===Step 2: Compile icu-sword ===
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=== Compiling icu-sword ===
  
 
# Download the latest release of [http://crosswire.org/ftpmirror/pub/sword/source/icu-sword/ icu-sword]
 
# Download the latest release of [http://crosswire.org/ftpmirror/pub/sword/source/icu-sword/ icu-sword]
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# Build all
 
# Build all
  
===Step 3: Compile libsword ===
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=== Compiling libsword ===
 
# Download the latest release of [http://www.crosswire.org/ftpmirror/pub/sword/source/v1.6/ The SWORD Project]
 
# Download the latest release of [http://www.crosswire.org/ftpmirror/pub/sword/source/v1.6/ The SWORD Project]
 
# Extract the tarball to $dir$
 
# Extract the tarball to $dir$
 
#:If you are building utilities or diatheke, the following steps are not necessary:
 
#:If you are building utilities or diatheke, the following steps are not necessary:
 
# Open $dir$\sword-$version$\lib\vcppmake\vc8\libsword.vcproj
 
# Open $dir$\sword-$version$\lib\vcppmake\vc8\libsword.vcproj
# In Project Properties add ../../../../curl/lib/DLL-Debug to Additional Library Directories
 
 
# Build all
 
# Build all
  
===Step 4: Compiling utilities ===
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=== Compiling utilities ===
 
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# Open $dir$\sword-$version$\utilities\vcppmake\utilities.sln
 
# Open $dir$\sword-$version$\utilities\vcppmake\utilities.sln
 
# Build all
 
# Build all
  
This step will not complete linking fails with Errors revolving around:
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=== Compiling diatheke ===
Error LNK1181: cannot open input file 'icuuc.lib' C:\Code\LibSword\sword-1.6.1\lib\vcppmake\vc8\LINK libsword there isn't a file by that name in any of the downloads.
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===Option 2: Compiling diatheke ===
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# Open $dir$\sword-$version$\utilities\diatheke\diatheke.vcproj
 
# Open $dir$\sword-$version$\utilities\diatheke\diatheke.vcproj

Revision as of 23:48, 22 August 2010

For compiling on Linux, see Tutorial:Compiling & Installing SWORD.

Compiling The SWORD Project using MS Visual Studio 2008

  1. Create a build directory, hereafter referred to as $dir$. Much of the Sword build process expects that various downloads be unpacked to the same directory.

Compiling cURL

  1. Download the latest release of cURL
  2. Extract the ZIP to $dir$
  3. Rename the cURL directory to "curl" (with no version number)
  4. Open $dir$\curl\vc6curl.dsw
  5. Allow Visual Studio to update the project files
  6. Build all

Compiling icu-sword

  1. Download the latest release of icu-sword
  2. Extract the tarball to $dir$
  3. Open $dir$\icu-sword\source\allinone\allinone.sln
  4. Build all

Compiling libsword

  1. Download the latest release of The SWORD Project
  2. Extract the tarball to $dir$
    If you are building utilities or diatheke, the following steps are not necessary:
  3. Open $dir$\sword-$version$\lib\vcppmake\vc8\libsword.vcproj
  4. Build all

Compiling utilities

  1. Open $dir$\sword-$version$\utilities\vcppmake\utilities.sln
  2. Build all

Compiling diatheke

  1. Open $dir$\sword-$version$\utilities\diatheke\diatheke.vcproj
  2. Build all