[Kst] Plugins depending on external libs on Windows

Peter Kümmel syntheticpp at gmx.net
Fri Apr 30 11:59:58 CEST 2010

nicolas.brisset at free.fr wrote:
Hi everybody,
>I was wondering how difficult it would be to get kst2 to use gsl 
>under Windows. It gives access to a great number of plugins, 
>which vastly improve the value of the software. Does anybody have 
>experience with it? (Peter, I'm looking at you :-))

> If Qt is really that cross-platform, it shouldn't be very hard.
>gsl is standard C and there is apparently even a Windows port 
>available under http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/gsl.htm. 
>I think this is something to look at in the near future (just before 
>or just after a new beta)...

A first shot with a solution file from here
looks very promising. So I will start so write a gsl build system for
msvc AND mingw.

> The other (related) question is then if we could hook up netcdf 
>under Windows. I think it is a pretty interesting format (even though 
>there is still some way to go to make the kst netcdf datasource really 
>good) and adding this kind of support would be cool.

Maybe it's also not that problematic. But first I start with gsl.


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