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Re: Question about game-prog libraries

Andrea Pintori wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm an italian newbie linux programmer (sorry for my bad english)
> I came from dos asm/c++ programming, and now I'd like to learn coding under
> linux expecially for game-programming. Reading the e-mails sent to the lgd
> mailinglist I thought to use Clanlib as SDK library.
> I have Debian 2.1 installed and I've downloaded last clanlib package for Debian
> but when I try to install it, dpkg tells me that I've to install Libc6 unstable
> version and stdlibc++2.10 so I've installed the right Libc6 version but
> I cannot find any stdlibc++2.10 package!! In www.debian.org I've only found stdlibc++2.9!
> What library do you think I should use for game-programming under linux?
> (now I'm only interested in 2D programming).

I'd reccomend SDL. It's portable, reliable, and contains gfx, input, and
sound functions! I've been using it for one year and I really love it!

> If Clanlib is the right choice, I'd like to know where can I find stdlibc++2.10
> and I'd like to know what is the best choice between ggi, svgalib, X, ecc.
> thanks,                      Andrea