Installing boost on Windows

This is for boost 1.75.0. I’m using Visual Studio 2019 Community Edition and I installed boost to my X:\ drive (root directory). Instructions… Download https://dl.bintray.com/boostorg/release/1.75.0/source/boost_1_75_0.zip Extract boost_1_75_0.zip to X:\ (adds a folder named boost_1_75_0) Open x64 Native Tools Command Prompt for Visual Studio 2019 Run the following commands… cd boost_1_75_0bootstrap.bat.\b2 When b2 is complete you …

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Building Qt5 for Windows 10

These notes are adapted from the information provided at this link: https://wiki.qt.io/Building_Qt_5_from_Git and focus on Windows 10, Visual Studio 2019 (64 bit), Qt v5.15.1 and some nuances and issues encountered. Setup build tools Remove “sh” command: Ensure the “sh” command is not in the path (simply run “sh” and see if it runs – it should not). …

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Enabling and testing core dumps in RHEL7/CentOS7

Temporarily enable core dumps: Test creation of core dump file: The output of this test should be “Segmentation fault (core dumped)” and you should get a file named something like “core-crash-sig11-user1000-group1000-…” in your /tmp/ directory.