Building SDL2 from a Subdirectory (CMake)

Troubleshooting CMake Errors with SDL2

I followed the lesson but I am getting CMake errors when trying to build my project with SDL2. How can I troubleshoot this?

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First, double-check that you have correctly specified the paths to the SDL2 subdirectories in your CMakeLists.txt file. Make sure the paths are relative to the location of CMakeLists.txt.

If the paths are correct, try running CMake with verbose output to get more information about the error:

cmake --verbose ..

This will display detailed information about the CMake process, which can help identify the source of the problem.

Common issues to look out for:

  • Incorrect path to the SDL2 subdirectories
  • Missing or incomplete SDL2 source code in the subdirectories
  • Misconfigured dependencies for SDL_image or SDL_ttf

If you still can't resolve the issue, try searching for the specific error message online or consult the CMake and SDL2 documentation for further guidance.

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