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Cross compiling libEXIF for ARM on Ubutnu

libexif is a software library that allows you to add EXIF tags to JPEG images, for example when saving JPEG images via libJPEG.

The following is a log of the steps taken to cross compile libexif on ubuntu for an ARM IoT device, you will need the arm-linux-gnueabi tool-chain installed on your build machine:

1.) Download the latest libexif source code from:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/libexif/files/latest/download?source=files

2.) uzip & untar the software:

3.) Execute the following from bash or similar:

This should put the output files into /home/me/build_exif/_install ready for copying onto your ARM device.

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