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Hi all, I don't know C and I'm a newbie at C++ (bad combination, I know), but I have a logger written in C++ that works well and I would like to add hamlib support. I have successfully linked the hamlib library to my program but I am really confused as to how to make it work. The C syntax is rather confusing to me. Can anyone please give me some pointers as to how to start?
73 and thanks,
I studied C++ a year ago and have a basic understanding of it. C++ is a super-set of C of sorts. C has no concept of operator overloading or functions with multiple signatures and certainly not classes or inheritance. Essentially, in C functions are called with the needed parameter list and then any return value is processed.
I know that SO2SDR is a C++ project using Hamlib's C interface:
A rather simple example to help you get started is the testrig.c file in the Hamlib tests directory.
Hope that helps a bit.
73, de Nate, N0NB
BTW, here is a web link for testrig.c
Hi Nate and thanks for your help. SO2SDR is quite useful to me as I wrote my logger using Qt as well. But I can see that you guys are certainly better developers than me - lots left to learn. That should be enough to help me get hamlib running.
SO2SDR is primarily Tor's (N4OGW) project. I jumped in last spring and added a few things, but haven't gotten back to it, focusing on Hamlib instead. There were also a couple of replies on the Hamlib Developer mailing list as well.