[SDL] Problems with SDL and Slackware 8.1

Carlos citrouille at wanadoo.fr
Wed Jul 31 23:02:01 PDT 2002


Did you put /usr/local/bin in the path too ?


> Has anybody else out there managed to get this combo working?
> I installed the SDL without any errors but I can't complile any
> applications.
> When running configure for the tests i recieve the following message:
> 
> checking for SDL - version >= 1.2.3... no
> *** Could not run SDL test program, checking why...
> *** The test program compiled, but did not run. This usually means
> *** that the run-time linker is not finding SDL or finding the wrong
> *** version of SDL. If it is not finding SDL, you'll need to set your
> *** LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable, or edit /etc/ld.so.conf to
> point
> *** to the installed location Also, make sure you have run ldconfig if
> that
> *** is required on your system
> ***
> *** If you have an old version installed, it is best to remove it,
> although
> *** you may also be able to get things to work by modifying
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH
> configure: error: *** SDL version 1.2.3 not found!
> 
> I installed the library at /usr/local/lib (is included in
> /etc/ld.so.conf), i have run ldconfig and i've tried setting up
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH to /usr/local/lib
> 
> after checking out the faqs I removed the config.cache files and made
> sure that there wheren't any old SDL versions hiding in some dark corner
> of my fs.
> 
> finally some more info...
> 
> which sdl-config
> /usr/local/bin/sdl-config
> sdl-config --version
> 1.2.4
> locate libSDL
> /usr/local/games/tuxracer-demo/libSDL-1.2.so.0
> /usr/local/games/tuxracer-demo/libSDL_mixer-1.2.so.0
> /usr/local/lib/libSDLmain.a
> /usr/local/lib/libSDL-1.2.so.0.0.4
> /usr/local/lib/libSDL-1.2.so.0
> /usr/local/lib/libSDL.so
> /usr/local/lib/libSDL.la
> /usr/local/lib/libSDL.a
> /root/SDL-1.2.4/src/main/libSDLmain.a
> /root/SDL-1.2.4/src/.libs/libSDL-1.2.so.0.0.4
> /root/SDL-1.2.4/src/.libs/libSDL-1.2.so.0
> /root/SDL-1.2.4/src/.libs/libSDL.so
> /root/SDL-1.2.4/src/.libs/libSDL.lai
> /root/SDL-1.2.4/src/.libs/libSDL.a
> /root/SDL-1.2.4/src/.libs/libSDL.la
> /root/SDL-1.2.4/src/libSDL.la
> tail config.log
> 
> #define PACKAGE_NAME ""
> #define PACKAGE_TARNAME ""
> #define PACKAGE_VERSION ""
> #define PACKAGE_STRING ""
> #define PACKAGE_BUGREPORT ""
> #define PACKAGE "SDL_tests"
> #define VERSION "1.2.3"
> 
> configure: exit 1
> 
> Gratefull for all/any help :) 
> 
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