[vbox-dev] Compiling for Windows: Cannot find libSDL

Frank Mehnert frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Mon Jun 15 09:23:11 GMT 2015


On Monday 15 June 2015 12:10:29 Alexey Eromenko wrote:
> Checking for libSDL...
> error: Can't locate libSDL. Please consult the configure.log and the build
> requirements.

you need to build libSDL yourself.

> [...]

> Why was it removed from "tools/win.x86/" ?

It was never there. This package exist only on our internal build servers.

> Compiling libSDL from scratch fails also. (in VS2010)
> 1>  SDL_yuv_sw.c
> 1>  Generating Code...
> 1>LINK : fatal error LNK1181: cannot open input file 'dxguid.lib'
> Any ideas?

That's a question for the SDL maintainers.

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