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I m trying to install sauerbraten game into my mandriva 2009

 

I followed the steps provided by this forom on how to install a .tar.bz2 file into the system

 

I extracted the file abd I m stuck in the step where I have to prepare a configure file to use the command make install

 

can anyone help me???

 

whenever I am typing ./configure it is saying

bash - command not found

 

 

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He doesn't need to be root neither when doing ./configure nor make only when doing make install.

 

To use ./configure you need to cd to the folder you extracted from the tar.bz2. If you are using konqueror then open the extracted folder then open Tools>open terminal then ./configure

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You don't need to ./configure anything for sauerbraten. Simply d/l the Linux tar.bz file from here: cubeengine.com/files

 

Extract it to your ~/home directory, cd to the new directory and as user do

chmod +x sauerbraten_unix

then do

./sauerbraten_unix

to start the game.

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/bin/sh: sdl-config: command not found

/bin/sh: g++: command not found

make: *** [shared/tools.o] Error 127

[root@localhost src]# exit

exit

[abinash@localhost src]$ cd..

[abinash@localhost sauerbraten]$ ./sauerbraten_unix

Your platform does not have a pre-compiled Sauerbraten client.

Please follow the following steps to build a native client:

1) Ensure you have the SDL, SDL-image, SDL-mixer, and OpenGL libraries installed.

2) Change directory to src/ and type "make install".

3) If the build succeeds, return to this directory and run this script again.

[abinash@localhost sauerbraten]$

 

these are the last few lines which I had encounter, while trying to make install

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For sdl-config you need to do:

 

urpmi libSDL-devel

 

for g++:

 

urpmi gcc-c++

 

and try to compile again. There might be more packages, but I can't see any higher than the SDL line to see if there were other dependencies to install to get this compiled. Check the README file it should tell you what you need.

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Do you want to compile this game from source for some reason? I only ask because you can d/l the compiled game and play it as instructed in my previous post. You could then add it to your menu with the menu editor.

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The game needs -devel package of libsdl1.2 libsdl-mixer1.2 libsdl-image1.2 libgl1-mesa libglu1-mesa besides compiling tool.

 

Then;

tar jxfv sauerbraten_2007_12_24_assassin_edition_linux.tar.bz2
cd sauerbraten/src
make install

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