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Make sure to check "C compiler", "C++ compiler", and "MinGW Developer ToolKit".
 
Make sure to check "C compiler", "C++ compiler", and "MinGW Developer ToolKit".
  
You MUST add mingw to your path (for CMake to find the compiler/linker).
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You MUST add mingw to your path
 
(Add "c:/MinGW/bin" to the "Path" variable here: Right click my computer -> Properties -> Advanced System Settings -> Advanced -> Environment variables)
 
(Add "c:/MinGW/bin" to the "Path" variable here: Right click my computer -> Properties -> Advanced System Settings -> Advanced -> Environment variables)
  
You MUST add msys to your path (for mingw to find 'make')
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You MUST add msys to your path
 
(Add "C:\MinGW\msys\1.0\bin" to the "Path" variable here: Right click my computer -> Properties -> Advanced System Settings -> Advanced -> Environment variables)
 
(Add "C:\MinGW\msys\1.0\bin" to the "Path" variable here: Right click my computer -> Properties -> Advanced System Settings -> Advanced -> Environment variables)
  
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* Next to "Where is the source code:", click "Browse Source..." and navigate to where you cloned the repository with Git.
 
* Next to "Where is the source code:", click "Browse Source..." and navigate to where you cloned the repository with Git.
 
* Next to "Where to build the binaries:", select "Browse Build..." and select a place to build the ITK library. For example, you could use c:\build\ITK. This directory MUST NOT be inside the directory where you cloned the repository.
 
* Next to "Where to build the binaries:", select "Browse Build..." and select a place to build the ITK library. For example, you could use c:\build\ITK. This directory MUST NOT be inside the directory where you cloned the repository.
* Click "Configure", and then specify "MinGW" as the generator for this project.
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* Click "Configure", and then specify "MSYS Makefiles" (NOT (MinGW Makefiles")as the generator for this project.
 
* Choose your build options. I like to UNCHECK BUILD_EXAMPLES and BUILD_TESTING as they speed up the build process significantly.
 
* Choose your build options. I like to UNCHECK BUILD_EXAMPLES and BUILD_TESTING as they speed up the build process significantly.
 
* Click "Generate".
 
* Click "Generate".
 
* Start a MinGW Shell (Start -> Programs -> MinGW -> MinGW Shell)
 
* Start a MinGW Shell (Start -> Programs -> MinGW -> MinGW Shell)
 
* Navigate to the Build directory you specified through CMake (e.g. cd /c/build/ITK)
 
* Navigate to the Build directory you specified through CMake (e.g. cd /c/build/ITK)
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* Run 'make'

Revision as of 15:02, 14 September 2012

To build ITK using MinGW on Windows 7, follow these instructions.

Download from here: http://sourceforge.net/projects/mingw/files/latest/download?source=files

or if there is a later version from the time that this page was written, download it from here: http://sourceforge.net/projects/mingw/files/Installer/

Make sure to check "C compiler", "C++ compiler", and "MinGW Developer ToolKit".

You MUST add mingw to your path (Add "c:/MinGW/bin" to the "Path" variable here: Right click my computer -> Properties -> Advanced System Settings -> Advanced -> Environment variables)

You MUST add msys to your path (Add "C:\MinGW\msys\1.0\bin" to the "Path" variable here: Right click my computer -> Properties -> Advanced System Settings -> Advanced -> Environment variables)

  • Launch the CMake GUI (from the normal shortcut in the Start Menu)
  • Next to "Where is the source code:", click "Browse Source..." and navigate to where you cloned the repository with Git.
  • Next to "Where to build the binaries:", select "Browse Build..." and select a place to build the ITK library. For example, you could use c:\build\ITK. This directory MUST NOT be inside the directory where you cloned the repository.
  • Click "Configure", and then specify "MSYS Makefiles" (NOT (MinGW Makefiles")as the generator for this project.
  • Choose your build options. I like to UNCHECK BUILD_EXAMPLES and BUILD_TESTING as they speed up the build process significantly.
  • Click "Generate".
  • Start a MinGW Shell (Start -> Programs -> MinGW -> MinGW Shell)
  • Navigate to the Build directory you specified through CMake (e.g. cd /c/build/ITK)
  • Run 'make'