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Getting Started


In order to compile liboceanography you need:
  • a C compiler;
  • cmake 2.8 or greater.

For compiling unit tests you also need Check unit test framework for C.


You can download a source tarball of liboceanography from:

or you can get latest code on the Mercurial repository:

Installing liboceanography

liboceanography has a cmake based configuration system that handles build, test and installation.

The following instructions are for unix type systems.

Once downloaded the tarball you have to do:

$ tar xzf liboceanography-1.0.0.tar.gz
$ cd liboceanography-1.0.0/
$ mkdir build
$ cmake ..
$ make
$ make test
$ make install