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Announcement   Announcement : Big Update: Spot's Porting for Dummies 2.1.3
   posted by spotUP on 4-May-2009 23:21:34 (2503 reads)
Quickly after the LITE version was released, here's another big update that contains scripts and aliases for rapid porting.

The guide itself is also updated. So...

Read more...


Fresh from Spot's bedroom - Spot's Porting for Dummies 2.1.3
Have a go at porting, if i can do it without coding skills, YOU can do it!
Read the history for a detailed list of changes.

here!

WHY SHOULD I READ THIS? I CAN'T CODE!

Well, the sad fact is that, neither can I! :) I am just a stubborn geezer!
And look at me now... 600+ uploads to http://os4depot.net compiling
multiplatform stuff for AmigaOS 4.0 isn't THAT hard, c'mon! If I can do it,
you can do it too! You'll jump up and down screaming when you manage to
compile your first SDL app, I did! To my defence I have to say that I had
to figure out a lot of the process the hard way! :P

*** HOT NEWS! BLAZING FAST PORTING WITH THE NEW SCRIPTS + ALIASES! ***

Spot's Porting for Dummies Quick Help

Commands

csdl Configure a SDL project for newlib.
csdlnolib Configure a SDL project for newlib, no libs. (If the above fails).

clibrary Configure a library.
colibrary Configure a library, with an old incompatible configure script.

msdlg++ Compile all .cpp files in the current dir for (SDL).
lsdlg++ Link all .o files in the current dir (SDL).

msdlgcc Compile all .c files in the current dir for (SDL).
lsdlgcc Link all .o files in the current dir (SDL).

maleg++ Compile all .cpp files in the current dir (Allegro).
malegcc Compile all .cpp files in the current dir (Allegro).
laleg++ Link all C++ .o files in the current dir (Allegro).
lalegcc Link all C .o files in the current dir (Allegro).

dummy Prints Spot's Porting for Dummies
dummyhelp Prints this help
sdllibs Prints the correct order of the SDL linklibs.
sdlpaths Prints the SDL paths.


HISTORY
=======

Version 2.1.3
Added SPFD to AmiUpdate.
Added an installer script.
Added help scripts and shell/abc-shell aliases for rapid porting.
Type DUMMYHELP and DUMMY in shell for help on usage!
HUGE THANX GO OUT TO CHRIS AND RIGO FOR MAKING THE INSTALLER AND
ASSOCIATED APPS TO MAKE THIS DELUXE EDITION POSSIBLE!

Version 2.1.2
Added a new chapter written by Blacky/Stardust, on how Endianess works.
Some cosmetic changes.

Version 2.1.1
Corrected a common error
    

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bitman 
Re: Big Update: Spot's Porting for Dummies 2.1.3
Posted on 5-May-2009 18:15:37
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From: Fredericia, Denmark

Your announcement last week of the lite version made me order a Sam Flex, to get started porting. And now yout guide comes with scripts... i can't wait to the Sam arrives.

Last edited by bitman on 05-May-2009 at 06:16 PM.

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Re: Big Update: Spot's Porting for Dummies 2.1.3
Posted on 5-May-2009 20:46:16
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From: Up Rough Demo Squad

O_O cool!

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Re: Big Update: Spot's Porting for Dummies 2.1.3
Posted on 6-May-2009 15:09:19
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Joined: 6-May-2007
Posts: 9427
From: Greensborough, Australia

Thanks a million SpotUP.

This will surely ease the pain when porting a program seemingly takes longer than if we wrote it ourself.

Watch the Spot go UP, UP.


Watch the... oh, sorry.

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