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OpenCV does not create subfolders in include/opencv2

asked 2013-04-11 07:31:28 -0600

Sarevok gravatar image

updated 2013-04-11 07:49:17 -0600


when I build OpenCV from git it is not creating subfolders beneath the opencv2 folder. Additionaly most files seem to reside in the include folder.

Any help on this??

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answered 2013-04-11 07:43:44 -0600

I think it is normal. Though I have prebuilt binaries for windows, this is my opencv/include structure under opencv.hpp.

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I guess that single header file is used to define where all the other data resides. I am guess all other data is compiled into libraries and dll files.

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sorry, I should have added that this happens with linux. And the problem is, that the other, header files assume a folder hierarchy, so I get the error that the include files cannot be found.

Sarevok gravatar imageSarevok ( 2013-04-11 07:49:06 -0600 )edit

Is there a particular reason why you would want to build the library yourself? If prebuilt binaries do the trick for you, then it is also possible ( If you persist on building yourself, I would suggest to go through this guide, which explains each detail and see if the error still persists :

StevenPuttemans gravatar imageStevenPuttemans ( 2013-04-11 08:23:38 -0600 )edit

Thanks for your help. Unfortunately I already followed this guide.

Sarevok gravatar imageSarevok ( 2013-04-11 08:33:17 -0600 )edit

You must be doing something wrong, because I installed it yesterday in linux myself using this guide. Can you try doing it with version 2.4.4? Maybe a bug in the new release.

StevenPuttemans gravatar imageStevenPuttemans ( 2013-04-11 08:37:41 -0600 )edit

I presented a way of installing OpenCV under linux at this question - maybe it helps

Guanta gravatar imageGuanta ( 2013-04-11 10:38:12 -0600 )edit

Steven was right. Installing version 2.4.5. but not the current git version solved my problem. Thanks for your help.

Sarevok gravatar imageSarevok ( 2013-04-16 05:07:48 -0600 )edit

Then please mark Steven's answer as correct.

Guanta gravatar imageGuanta ( 2013-04-16 05:40:29 -0600 )edit

Yes, do accept posts so that the topic show solved.

StevenPuttemans gravatar imageStevenPuttemans ( 2013-04-16 07:19:15 -0600 )edit

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