NAME

Alien::FreeImage - Building freeimage library http://freeimage.sourceforge.net/

SYNOPSIS

This module is not a perl binding for freeimage library; it is just a helper module that makes dev files (*.h, *.a) available for linking by other modules.

Alien::FreeImage installation comprise of these steps:

  • Build freeimage-3.17.0 static library (*.a) from source codes (that are bundled with this module)

  • Install dev files (*.h, *.a) into share directory of Alien::FreeImage distribution

Later on you can use Alien::FreeImage in your module that needs to link with freeimage like this:

 # Sample Makefile.PL
 use ExtUtils::MakeMaker;
 use Alien::FreeImage;

 WriteMakefile(
   NAME         => 'Any::FreeImage::Module',
   VERSION_FROM => 'lib/Any/FreeImage/Module.pm',
   LIBS         => Alien::FreeImage->config('LIBS'),
   INC          => Alien::FreeImage->config('INC'),
   # + additional params
 );

METHODS

config()

This function is the main public interface to this module.

 Alien::FreeImage->config('LIBS');

Returns a string like: '-L/path/to/freeimage/dir -lfreeimage'

 Alien::FreeImage->config('INC');

Returns a string like: '-I/path/to/freeimage/dir'

 Alien::FreeImage->config('PREFIX');

Returns a string like: '/path/to/freeimage/dir'

LICENSE

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

COPYRIGHT

2014+ KMX <kmx@cpan.org>