Spot's Porting for Dummies 1.6.1 released! Updated to 1.6.4!

Date 6-Jul-2007 7:14:04
Topic: hardware OS4

Fresh from Spot's bedroom! - Spot's Porting for Dummies 1.6.1.
Failed to port stuff with the last version? Cheer up lad!
This guide is new and improved! Have another go! You can do it!
Read the history for a detailed list of changes.

Read more for what's new in version 1.6.4.


Well, the sad fact is that, neither can I! :) I am just a stubborn geezer!
And look at me now... 300+ uploads to 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 managed 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


Version 1.6.1

Misc small changes and additional info 'backported' from the AROS 'port'
of this guide.

Version 1.6.0

Added a guide on how to make GUI's using Emperor.
Added lots of small things that I can't remember.

Version 1.5.3

Added a tip on Fullscreen modes in SDL apps/games. Thanks Lio.
Added some quick references related to Allegro compiling. Woooot? Already? ;)

Version 1.5.2

Corrected some small things related to SDL_Mixer

Version 1.5.1

Added SVN to tips and tricks

Version 1.5

Fixed a typo. I had writen -lpng -lpng, when it should be -lpng -ljpeg.
Thanx to Raziel for the report.

Added a new chapter: History

Added a new chapter: Getting your SDK up to date

Added a new chapter: The basics

Added a new chapter: Configuring linklibs

Added a new chapter: Quick Reference

Added more common errors

Defines section updated

Common errors section updated

Corrections to the configure lines. Thanx HNL!

Corrections to the example makefile. Thanx Booger!

A lot of small changes that I can't remember.

Corrected the cygnix config line.

Update history
Version 1.6.4

Added a new chapter 'Compiling SDL/GL apps'
Added a new tip to the 'Common errors that can occur when configuring' chapter.

Version 1.6.3

Added a new chapter: 'Converting a Windows makefile into an AmigaOS makefile'

Version 1.6.2

Extended the common error section with a small guide on how to find
out what header is missing.

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