The newest project is to see if we can get the current Windows XP/Ogre based application to run under [gulp] Linux.
After some quick research on the Ogre forums
I decided not
to use the dristro that I am most familiar with (SUSE) and follow the recommendations of other Ogre-ites and download the Kubuntu (5.10) distro
. How bad can it be with a codename of "Breezy-Badger
I am installing Kubuntu on another machine as I write this...
More to come.
Downloaded the Distro and installed fine. In fact, very easy to get to a working desktop. Next is to download KDevelop and install. This is NOT
easy as I am finding more and more packages that must be installed before I can even get past the configure stage. First "make" failed with missing headers, which a quick trip to the internet did not help. Developing...
I have KDevelop running. I am currently fighting with DevIL and the sourceforge cvs server. Still Developing...
[Final Update for Today]
The secret to getting DevIL installed is to ignore all the release versions and go directly to the cvs version. The release versions are not only super-old, but are not installable, mainly due to MSDOS line ending in most (but not all, DOH!) shell scripts. Once I won the battle with SourceForge CVS, all went well.
I am currently running my first "make" on the Ogre source base. No telling what horrors await...