Appendix A: SDL/SSDL Setup Issues

Instructions for using SDL and SSDL with this book are in the source code: essentially, download the source code, make a copy of basicSSDLProject (keeping it in the same folder), and build and run with your compiler. You shouldn’t need to read this appendix unless something goes wrong, or you are curious how to go further.



g++ should already be installed when you installed Unix! And there are different Unix distributions with different command sets, so I can’t give a definitive answer on installing g++ beyond “consult your Unix distribution.” But if apt-get exists in your world, you may want sudo apt-get install build-essential or sudo apt-get install g++ (and maybe other packages). sudo yum install <package> ...

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