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Old 09-20-2003, 02:13 AM   #1
Registered: May 2003
Location: Guadalajara, Mexico
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Unhappy Can't configure prboom


I downloaded prboom, a program that runs doom's wads. This program requires the development SDL libraries which I downloaded and Installed, but when I issue ./configure in the program directory I get these error message:

*** Compiling without SDL_mixer installed probably won't work
checking for SDLNet_UDP_Bind in -lSDL_net... no
configure: error: *** You must have the SDL libraries installed before you can compile prboom
*** See

I added /usr/lib and /usr/local/lib to my file and ran ldconfig, but didn't work.
My file is in /usr/lib

Here you have the output of the commands mentioned in the FAQ

output from which sdl-config


output from sdl-config --version


output from locate libSDL


output from tail config.log

#line 3416 "configure"
#include "confdefs.h"
/* Override any gcc2 internal prototype to avoid an error. */
/* We use char because int might match the return type of a gcc2
builtin and then its argument prototype would still apply. */
char SDLNet_UDP_Bind();

int main() {
; return 0; }

Please tell me what to do in order to fix this problem because I'd like to play again the first first-person game I played and remember those days when I was a teenager and everything was marvelous.

I use Mandrake 8.2 kernel 2.4.18-6mdk
SDL development libraries downloaded from

Thank you very much!!!
Old 07-12-2004, 09:10 PM   #2
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you need SDL_mixer and SDL_net too


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