There prebuilt binaries for windows that you can choose when installing Alien::SDL. There is no choice to build libsdl yourself on that platform. And I never heard of that error before.
On what type of windows are you exactly? WinXP 32bit? Am 26.09.2012 18:42, schrieb Chris Marshall: > This was for Strawberry Perl on windows so the > device should be whatever the default is for windows. > If it needs X11, then the build probably did not > configure correctly for the platform. It looks like > libSDL does support windows and MinGW and > the docs do not indicate that X11 is a prerequisite > for that. > > --Chris > > On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 7:03 PM, Kartik Thakore > <thakore.kar...@gmail.com> wrote: >> Can you select a videodriver for SDL by exporting SDL_VIDEODRIVER >> either fbcon or x11 may fix this. If not then your SDL were not compiled >> with X11 libs. Install those. >> >> >> On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 6:36 PM, Sisyphus <sisyph...@optusnet.com.au> wrote: >>> >>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Chris Marshall" >>> <devel.chm...@gmail.com> >>> To: "Kartik Thakore" <thakore.kar...@gmail.com> >>> Cc: "Tobias Leich" <em...@froggs.de>; "sdl-devel" <email@example.com> >>> Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 2:46 AM >>> Subject: Re: [Perldl] PDL image to SDL::Surface >>> >>> >>> >>>> Hi Kartik- >>>> >>>> I don't have a working SDL module install that I could >>>> check things out on. >>> >>> Hi guys, >>> >>> Chris, 'cpan -fi SDL' should install SDL-2.54 on your SPP. (You need force >>> because a couple of the SDL tests fail.) >>> During the 'perl build.pl' stage of Alien::SDL you'll be prompted to >>> select which library package to install. I took option 1 because it was >>> "RECOMMENDED", though option 2 is probably more recent. >>> >>> I've run the demo at https://gist.github.com/3772701 but that just >>> produces: >>> >>> C:\_32\pscrpt\pdl>perl pdl2surface.pl >>> No available video device at >>> C:/_32/strawberry516/perl/site/lib/SDLx/App.pm line 123, <DATA> line 206. >>> SDLx::App::new('SDLx::App', 'title', 'PDL and SDL aplication', 'width', >>> 640, 'height', 640, 'eoq', 1, ...) called at pdl2surface.pl line 12 >>> >>> And same error for >>> https://github.com/PerlGameDev/SDL_Manual/blob/master/code_listings/pdl.pl >>> >>> I don't know what needs to be done in order that a "video device" becomes >>> available. (I'm probably not the sharpest tool in the shed to be using for >>> this ;-) >>> >>> Cheers, >>> Rob >>> >>>