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how do I compile Allegro?

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I got DJGPP installed fine...but now the Allegro readme tells me I have to compile it. However, in the installation readme the only way it tells me to compile it is by typing "cd allegro" and then "make"...Now the question, WHERE AM I SUPPOSED TO TYPE THIS??????? Why must people make it so hard for people like me who know almost nothing about programming!!? help me!!! im going insane!

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You write it at the DOS prompt. You should have a shortcut to it at your start menu. If you haven't got a shortcut to it, find the file "command.com" and start it.

Let's say you've installed Allegro at c:\djgpp\allegro. When starting the DOS prompt you have to go to c:\djgpp\allegro. You do this by writing

cd djgpp (press ENTER)
cd allegro (press ENTER)

Then type

make (press ENTER).

If DJGPP is installed correctly, it should compile. And I don't think they meant to make it hard for you. They just assumed that anyone who downloaded Allegro knew what the DOS prompt is.

/. Muzzafarath
Mad House Software

Edited by - Muzzafarath on June 17, 2000 9:23:50 AM

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Did you convert the source to DJGPP with the fix.bat?

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