Wednesday, 16 January 2013
Compiling Clarkson's Hull on Fedora
A note on compiling Ken Clarkson's hull program for efficiently computing convex and concave hulls (alpha shapes) of point clouds, on newer Fedora
First, follow the fix described here which fixes the pasting errors given if using gcc compiler.
Then, go into hullmain.c and replace the line which says:
at the end of the function declarations (before the first while loop)
Finally, rewrite the makefile so it reads as below It differs significantly from the one provided.
Notice how the CFLAGS have been removed. Compile as root (sudo make)