Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: 2 May 2002
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Magick++-config - get information about the installed version of Magick++  


Magick++-config [--cppflags] [--cxxflags] [--exec-prefix] [--ldflags] [--libs] [--prefix] [--version]  


Magick++-config prints the compiler and linker flags required to compile and link programs that use the ImageMagick C++ Application Programmer Interface (known as Magick++ ).  


To print the version of the installed distribution of Magick++, use:

  Magick++-config --version

   To compile a program that calls the ImageMagick C++ Application Programmer Interface, use:

  c++ `Magick++-config --cxxflags --cppflags --ldflags --libs` program.cpp



Print the preprocessor flags that are needed to find the ImageMagick C and C++ include files and defines to ensures that the ImageMagick data structures match between your program and the installed libraries.
Print the compiler flags that were used to compile libMagick++.
Print the directory under which target specific binaries and executables are installed.
Print the linker flags that are needed to link with the libMagick++ library.
Print the linker flags that are needed to link a program with libMagick++.
Print the directory under which the package is installed.
Print the version of the ImageMagick distribution to standard output.


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