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Building a C/C++ project on Travis CI

Let’s see how we can use Travis CI for building a C/C++ project on Travis CI. We’ll use the consoleRadio C application which is used to stream Shoutcast Radio as an exampleThe .travis.yml file for the consoleRadio application looks like the following –

Installing a custom version of cmake We can install a custom version of cmake in Travis CI, using the following script –

Building a library from source

A library/dependency in Travis CI can be build from source and installed on Travis CI env. –

  1. Let’s build the mpg123 library from source and install it on Travis CI. In .travis.yml, we’ll have the following config –

  2. We’ll create a bash script (installMPG123.sh) with the following content –