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This is a fork of VBA-SDL-H, as a result of the author's repository having been down for some time.

Vanilla VBA-SDL-H (see links at the bottom) wouldn't build on an updated arch linux. The configure script couldn't be regenerated without bringing all that autotools system to today's standards as well. I decided to just remove the entire build system and write a short Makefile (which shouldn't be too difficult to maintain).

Also, I applied these changes to fix a bug:



  • libpng (12 or 16, you can change the makefile for each)
  • SDL1.2
  • zlib
  • minizip
  • readline

On arch linux you'll find all the dependencies in the repository. On debian you'll have to build minizip manually. To do so (you will need autotools):

$ git submodule init
$ git submodule update
$ cd minizip
$ rm -f Makefile
$ autoreconf -i
$ autoconf
$ automake --add-missing
$ automake
$ ./configure --prefix=/usr
$ make
# make install


The configuration file is named VisualBoyAdvance.cfg, and will be installed in /etc/ on "make install". You can copy it to ~/.config/vba-sdl-h/", and it will take precedence over the former.



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