Programming Howto: Install Prerequisites on Non-Windows Platforms

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Homebrew

Homebrew is a package manager for mac and linux that we will be using to install several items. You may also use another package manager if you have one that you prefer. Install it with

/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/HEAD/install.sh)"

Now check to make sure that it was installed correctly with

brew --version

SVN

SVN is used to checkout the source code repository. Install it with

brew install Subversion

Now check to make sure that it was installed correctly with

svn --version

Qt5

Qt is used to render to BCI2000 windows. Qt version 5 is the only version that is supported on Non-Windows Platforms. Install it with

brew install qt@5

Now check to make sure that it was installed correctly with

brew list qt5

If it is installed correctly, it will list the places where it has files. If it is not installed, it will give an error.

CMake

CMake is used to customize BCI2000 builds. Install it with

brew install cmake

Now check to make sure that it was install correctly with

cmake --version

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