HOWTO: Compile Sigil under Mac OS X from source codes

Sigil is a very powerful ePub file publisher, which can be used to create, modify and edit ebooks. Since the source codes of Sigil is put on GitHub(https://github.com/user-none/Sigil/), I have to compile Sigil directly from source codes. Now here is the HOWTO。 :)

Firstly, you need brew(http://brew.sh) to let it install different packages for compiling.

Once brew is installed, you should install the following packages using terminal:

> brew install cmake
> brew install qt5

> export Qt5_DIR=/usr/local/opt/qt5

Check out the source codes from GitHub or download the ZIP . Go to the directory in Terminal and execute the following commands:

> mkdir build
> cd build
> make

At the end in the folder "bin" is the compiled Sigil.app, which can be dragged into Application folder.


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