[SDL] How to Compile SDL under i586 Linux...

Dominique Louis Dominique at SavageSoftware.com.au
Fri Jul 12 15:54:01 PDT 2002

Hi All,
   I am still wondering if there is anyone who can help me with this.

I have all the demos ( SDL, SDL_image, SDL_mixer, SDL_net, SDL_ttf and 
even SDL_sound ) working under Linux, as they link directly with the 
shared object, but I cannot for the life of me get the correct project 
settings to get it to compile libSDL.so under Mandrake 8.1.

If you can spare a few minutes to answer this question it would be 
greatly appreciated. Which Linux specific files should I include in the 



Dominique Louis wrote:
> Hi all,
>   Can anyone with some experience of building SDL on Linux, help me out 
> on this post from a few days ago?
> Thanks,
> Dominique.
> Dominique Louis wrote:
>> HI All,
>>   After having some success in getting SDL to compile under Windows I 
>> noticed that I needed the following conditional defines to compile it 
>> for Windows...
>> If I were to compile this under an Intel based Linux OS like Mandrake 
>> what conditional defines would I need? Or is there a specific Make 
>> file that compiles for Intel based versions of Linux.
>> Also under Mandrake how do I find the correct libSDL.so file so I can 
>> perform an IMPLIB on it as well incase my compiled version is not 
>> identical to Sam's.
>> Thanks in advance.
>> Dominique Louis.

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