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Old 04-03-2006, 09:09 AM   #1
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What is SDL.

I need it to compile several applications (like zsnes, games etc.) but don't know what it is. On wikipedia I get a whole bunch of matches regarding software. How/where can I download it? I'm running Debian.

Old 04-03-2006, 09:49 AM   #2
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It is a library.

Run synaptic and search for sdl. Then install the libraries.
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I'm not really sure how apt works in Debian, I use FC4, but it would probably be something like "apt get sdl" to install the package.
Old 04-03-2006, 11:00 AM   #5
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Yeah, well I tried like everything. I did another google search and found it though. It wasn't in my synaptics at least.

Thanks for the help though!

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You probably want the "libsdl1.2debian" package for the library and the "libsdl1.2-dev" package for the headers to compile stuff with it.


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