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Compiling GMAT

There are several ways to compile GMAT.  Two approaches are based on Microsoft Windows Visual Studio 2010 Express.  A CMake system is currently under development.GMAT uses a CMake configuration for building the system on all platforms. 

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Primary Build System

The primary GMAT build system is based on Visual Studio 2010 on Windows and GCC on Mac and Linux. The Windows documentation is currently written in LaTeX and is stored in our SourceForge repository. There is no current Linux documentation, but the procedure is very similar to the Mac instructions.uses Cmake as of R2015a.  See the Cmake documentation here for complete details: Using the GSFC-Internal CMake Build System

Obsolete Build Systems

These build options are obsolete but we're keeping the documentation around while everyone migrates to Cmake

Alternative Build System

GMAT can be configured and compiled using CMake.   However, these build scripts are still under construction.  Here is documentation on the CMake system.

Static Debug Build System

  • GMAT has a simple static build Solution for Microsoft Windows Visual Studio 2010 Express.   This is not well documented but it is often used by developers for debugging.