OpenRAVE R1457 Windows Install

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To install OpenRAVE R1457, right-click in your folder and click on SVN checkout. Paste https://openrave.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/openrave/trunk in the first form slot (URL of repository). The second slot (checkout directory) should look something like: E:\robotsuc3mes\openrave. Change the Head Revision option to Revision and specify (type) the number 1457. Click on OK. Run runcmake_win.bat from the downloaded files.

Note that this extracts a slightly hacked version of Boost 1.39 for win32.
Install Coin3d-2 Before running CMake. It's for coin-config and soqt-config/sowin-config, though final coin2.lib used will be
the one that comes with openrave.

Open CMake. Use the OpenRAVE folder full path in the first form slot (such as C:\robotsuc3mes\openrave), and build full path in the second slot (such as C:\robotsuc3mes\openrave\build). Press Configure, Finish once selected VS2008, Configure again, then Generate once. Close CMake and browse to build, open "openrave.sln" and open it (it is a MS Visual Studio 2009 solution file). Change build type from Debug to Release. Press Build --> Build Solution. Right-click on INSTALL from the Solution Explorer of the left, and click on BUILD from the deployed menu.

Note: The following steps may be necessary:

* To build the solution without any errors, open the header file basic.h (it should be in something like
C:\robotsuc3mes\openrave\inc\Inventor\C) and define COIN_DLL (enter the instruction #define COIN_DLL around line 27).

* Link: coin2.lib to qtcoinviewer, link: libboost-system____.lib to libopenrave-core (in visual studio)


For correct integration with CMake, find "FindOpenRAVE.cmake" (it should be in something like C:\Archivos de programa\openrave\share\openrave\cppexamples or C:\Program Files\openrave\share\openrave\cppexamples). Change the file's contents from Program Files to Archivos de programa if applicable. Copy it to the CMake Modules directory (something like C:\Archivos de programa\CMake 2.6\share\cmake-2.6\Modules).

Any problems should be pointed out in the discussion tab.