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Wladimir J. van der Laan 10 years ago
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- Build on Windows

Build instructions
Build instructions
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Debian
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First, make sure that the required packages for Qt4 development of your
distribution are installed, for Debian and Ubuntu these are:

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An executable named `bitcoin-qt` will be built.


Windows
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Windows build instructions:

- Download the `QT Windows SDK`_ and install it. You don't need the Symbian stuff, just the desktop Qt.

- Download and extract the `dependencies archive`_ [#]_, or compile openssl, boost and dbcxx yourself.

- Copy the contents of the folder "deps" to "X:\QtSDK\mingw", replace X:\ with the location where you installed the Qt SDK. Make sure that the contents of "deps/include" end up in the current "include" directory and such.

- Open the .pro file in QT creator and build as normal (ctrl-B)

.. _`QT Windows SDK`: http://qt.nokia.com/downloads/sdk-windows-cpp
.. _`dependencies archive`: http://download.visucore.com/bitcoin/qtgui_deps_1.zip
.. [#] PGP signature: http://download.visucore.com/bitcoin/qtgui_deps_1.zip.sig (signed with RSA key ID `610945D0`_)
.. _`610945D0`: http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x610945D0

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