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Offline AcsPrime

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Issue with creating SDL2 project
« on: January 15, 2017, 07:21:40 pm »
Hey,

I have sdl2 installed via msys2. In the command line if I do: pkg-config --libs --cflags sdl2
I get this: -Dmain=SDL_main -IC:/msys64/mingw64/include/SDL2 -LC:/msys64/mingw64/lib -lmingw32 -lSDL2main -lSDL2

I have compiled projects with SDL2 and had no issues.
When creating a SDL2 project in codeblocks after providing the project information (name, folder etc) I am asked to provide SDL's location. I provide the directories above but I get the following error:

- The path you entered seems valid, but the wizard can't locate the include directory. The wizard can't continue.

The path provided is the correct path. What am I doing wrong????

One thing I need to point out is that if I a console application and then right click on the project, go to Properties, tab Libraries and then select sdl2 from "Available in pkg-config" all works as expected.


Windows 10 - Codeblocks 16.01
« Last Edit: January 15, 2017, 07:30:01 pm by AcsPrime »

Offline stahta01

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Re: Issue with creating SDL2 project
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2017, 11:04:58 pm »
Take a look at this Git Repo; no idea where I stopped on working on it.

https://github.com/stahta01/SDL2_Tutorials_MSys2_64bit

Edit: I think none of the CB Wizards work correctly when using MSys2's GCC.

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« Last Edit: January 15, 2017, 11:08:30 pm by stahta01 »
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