There is a program that consists of one .cpp file. It uses the libcurl library. You need to compile this case for embedded Linux on a Cortex A7 (arm 32-bit) processor.
As I understand it, you need to configure and then build the library for the desired architecture, and then build the program itself using a cross-platform compiler.
The problem is that I have no idea how to tell the compiler to #include understand that the library is somewhere near here.
how to indicate there so that #include understands that the library is somewhere nearby here
In fact, we are talking about the header file of the library (* .h)
-I. (includes are searched in the same folder as the compiled file)
so that the linker knows where the compiled library is located
-L. (in the same folder)
so that when loading the library is searched in the same folder with the executable file
flags -Wl, -R,\$$ORIGIN
It's probably not enough to solve your specific problem, but these are the three standard methods to build and run something in one folder. Might be of some help.