SDL Image

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Development Environment Setup

Steps for setting up SDL_Image

 $ mv SDL_image-1.2.10.tar.tar SDL_image-1.2.10.tar.gz
 $ gzip -d SDL_image-1.2.10.tar.gz
 $ tar -xvf SDL_image-1.2.10.tar
  • cd to the new directory
  • build the library
 $ cd SDL_image-1.2.10
 $ ./configure
 $ make
 $ make install
  • Besure to add -lSDL_image to your Makefile
 lotux.exe: lotux.c audio.c boomerang.c file_read.c font.c globals.h levelselect.
 c maps.h menu.c save_file.c event.c
       gcc -o lotux.exe *.c `sdl-config --cflags --libs` -lSDL_mixer -lSDL_ttf
 -lSDL_image -lm
  • Add #include "SDL_image.h" to your source code

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  • Add the following libraries to the working directory of the program, and distribute them with the package
    • jpeg.dll
    • libpng12-0.dll
    • libtiff-3.dll
    • SDL_image.dll
    • zlib1.dll

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