6.18. Using SDL

The USE_SDL variable is used to autoconfigure the dependencies for ports which use an SDL based library like devel/sdl12 and graphics/sdl_image.

The following SDL libraries for version 1.2 are recognized at the moment:

The following SDL libraries for version 2.0 are recognized at the moment:

Therefore, if a port has a dependency on net/sdl_net and audio/sdl_mixer, the syntax will be:

USE_SDL=	net mixer

The dependency devel/sdl12, which is required by net/sdl_net and audio/sdl_mixer, is automatically added as well.

If you use USE_SDL with entries using SDL 1.2, it will automatically:

If you use USE_SDL with entries using SDL 2.0, it will automatically:

To check whether an SDL library is available, you can do it with the WANT_SDL variable:

WANT_SDL=	yes

.include <bsd.port.pre.mk>

.if ${HAVE_SDL:Mmixer}!=""
USE_SDL+=	mixer
.endif

.include <bsd.port.post.mk>

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