Configuring SDL-1.2.11

Andrew Benton b3nt at
Mon Jul 10 08:10:32 PDT 2006

Simon Scheiwiller wrote:
> Hi
> When you install SDL-1.2.11 without having SVGAlib installed, you need to
> pass --disable-video-svga to configure, or you'll get a "ld: can't find
> -lvga" error.

Works for me. I don't install SVGAlib and the only mention I have of
`vga' in my SDL-1.2.11 buildlog is on the line

checking for SVGAlib (1.4.0+) support... no

> Then, many checks in configure look for files in /usr/X11R6, so for
> example NAS won't be found. You should add a
> sed -i 's@/usr/X11R6@<PREFIX>@' configure
> command for the case that X isn't installed in /usr/X11R6.

I install xorg-6.9.0 into /usr SDL-1.2.11 was fine with that. I've not 
installed NAS though. I'll look into it.


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