POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.unix : POV-Ray 3.7+ does not show display window : Re: POV-Ray 3.7+ does not show display window Server Time
16 Apr 2024 18:46:10 EDT (-0400)
  Re: POV-Ray 3.7+ does not show display window  
From: Cousin Ricky
Date: 14 Sep 2021 10:58:27
Message: <6140b893$1@news.povray.org>
On 2021-09-14 10:03 AM (-4), William F Pokorny wrote:
> Supposing you compiled yourself, my guess is you have no 'compatible'
> Simple Directmedia Layer development library installed. POV-Ray will
> compile cleanly without a preview window capability.
> The official v3.7 and v3.8 versions use the much older SDL1.2 libraries
> and not the current SDL2.0 ones.
> As a quick check for SDL1.2 issue the command:
> sdl-config --version
> (The command is 'sdl2-config --version' for SDL2.0+)

Neither version was installed on my computer.  I installed version
1.2.15, and still no preview.  Do I have to recompile POV-Ray?

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