Installing the Extended Library

All Platforms

  1. [Optional] Download the HTML documentation.

Windows

  1. Extract the downloaded package and open the resulting folder.
  2. Open a second Explorer window and navigate to your FreeBASIC installation directory, typically C:\FreeBASIC
  3. Copy the lib directory from the Ext package window and paste it into the FreeBASIC window, merging the folders.
  4. Copy the inc directory from the Ext package window and paste it into the FreeBASIC window, merging the folders.
  5. Keep a copy of the bin directory from the Ext package as you may need it's contents for your projects.

Linux

You will need to compile from source.

  1. To make a debug ready version:

    make && make MT=1 && make install

  2. To make a release ready version:

    make NDEBUG=1 && make NDEBUG=1 MT=1 && make install

DOS

The instructions are being worked on. At the time of writing the Developers do not have access to a working DOS build environment.