gmt-config

Get information about the gmt installation

Synopsis

gmt-config [ options ]

Note: No space is allowed between the option flag and the associated arguments.

Description

gmt-config is used by developers who need to know technical information about the current GMT installation, such as what include files to supply, the path to the library, or if it was built with GDAL support, and more.

Required Arguments

None.

Optional Arguments

--help
Display this help message and exit.
--all
Display all options.
--bits
Whether library is build 32-bit or 64-bit.
--cc
The C compiler used.
--cflags
The pre-processor and compiler flags used.
--datadir
GMT’s data directories.
--dataserver
The URL of the remote GMT data server.
--dcw
The location of the DCW database.
--dep-libs
The dependent libraries.
--gshhg
The location of the GSHHG database.
--has-fftw
Whether FFTW is used in build.
--has-gdal
Whether GDAL is used in build.
--has-pcre
Whether PCRE is used in build.
--has-lapack
Whether LAPACK is used in build.
--has-openmp
Whether GMT was built with OpenMP support.
--includedir
The include directory.
--libdir
The library directory.
--libs
The library linking information.
--plugindir
GMT’s plugin directory.
--prefix
The install prefix.
--version
The library version

Examples

To Determine the compiler flags that is required for an external to to find the GMT function prototypes, try:

gmt-config --cflags

See Also

gmt