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Subject: Re: Building Manual Fails - SDL Sim fails to Run

Re: Building Manual Fails - SDL Sim fails to Run

From: Christi Alice Scarborough <>
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2006 12:23:50 +0000

Mark Bright wrote:
> I have been using the DevKit for some time to make my own build but
> recently ran into problems with the SDL Sim and Manual builds.
> To avoid getting embroiled in the middle of the current argument I
> decided to follow the dev's advice and I did the full Cygwin install
> It was the 3rd attempt BTW before I managed to get a successful install
> - that installer is CRAP
> Once I am sure that I have a correctly configured full install, I will
> attempt to repeat the process on my laptop, any objections if I screen
> shot it along the way and expand on the current Cygwin install page to
> make it more 'Nube' friendly??
> Anyway...
> I successfully made the H120/140 build - Fine nothing I could not do
> before.
> I even successfully made the SDL Simulator build, Hurahhh!
> However when I attempted to run the rockboxui.exe I got the error :
> "This application has failed to start because SDL.dll was not found.
> Re-Installing the application may fix this problem" - What have I
> missed, or is there some magic incantation missing from the install
> instructions?

Looks like it's linked dynamically. See if you can find SDL.DLL in your
SDL build directory and copy it into the same directory as the simulator

> $ make
> make: *** /home/Boffin/rockbox-devel/manual/platform: No such file or
> directory.
> Stop.
> make: *** [tools] Error 2

You did do a 'cvs co manual', right?

Received on 2006-02-12

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