I want to use sdl force feedback for my joystick and use it on
I need the 1.3 sdl libraries and only 1.2 are available. I tried to build them, but with no luck.
Can anyone help?
The best thing to do is to patch the most recent stable sdl 1.2 source code, and get some kind of force feedback effects with sdl1.2. This is an interim measure until the next stable version of sdl comes out, but might be acceptable for your purposes.
However, it is best to install your compiled version in
First, get the dependencies with
The full list of dependencies is listed here with further information on compilation.
To install it in
To use this version of sdl, you need to run your game in a wrapper like this:
To check the correct sdl version is being loaded, run in terminal
and then run
which shows you it is using your compiled sdl:
The force feedback effects will vary greatly, and sometimes might not be present at all, but this is about the only way to get some effects at the moment. It is reported to work with the open source port of