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Subject: Re: SDL installation on Linux?

Re: SDL installation on Linux?

From: bk <>
Date: 2006-02-27

You'll also need xorg-x11-devel packages (assuming you're using
Fedora/RH/SuSE or derivatives thereof). That's why your SDL didn't
include X11 support, you didn't need to download the entire XOrg source
and compile yourself, all you need is the *-devel package.

Also keep in mind that the sim doesn't work currently with NPTL and
Tremor is broken on Linux for some reason. That means on FC4+ you'll
need to figure out how to install and use a LinuxThreads-enabled glibc.
There's a thread in the web forum about this (but without success so


On Mon, 2006-02-27 at 18:10 +0000, Dan Everton wrote:
> How you install the packages that the SDL simulator requires to run will
> vary between different Linux distributions. For Debian and Ubuntu for
> example, you would type something like
> sudo apt-get install libsdl1.2-dev
> and for Fedora it might be (untested)
> yum install libsdl1.2-dev
> Have a look at your distributions package management system and see if
> there's some way you can search for the SDL development package.
> Dan
Received on Mon Feb 27 19:37:19 2006

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