Author Topic: Problem with compiling SDL2 program on macOS Ventura with Apple Silicon  (Read 244 times)


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Hello everyone,

unfortunately, I'm stuck here. I'm trying to compile a program that uses SDL2 on a Mac with macOS Ventura and Apple Silicon. I don't want to link against the library, but against the framework. I provide the following parameters, which worked under macOS Monterey:

fpc spritemove.pas -Ff/Library/Frameworks

However, under Ventura, I only get the following error messages:

Linking spritemove
ld: library not found for -lSDL2
An error occurred while linking
spritemove.pas(72,32) Error: Error while linking
spritemove.pas(72,32) Fatal: There were 1 errors compiling module, stopping
Fatal: Compilation aborted
Error: /usr/local/bin/ppca64 returned an error exitcode

What am I doing wrong? By the way, it works perfectly fine with clang when I compile a C programm using SDL2 like this:

clang SDLTest.c -o SDLTest -I/Library/Frameworks/SDL2.framework/Headers -F/Library/Frameworks -framework SDL2
« Last Edit: April 07, 2023, 11:20:22 am by cybermonkey342 »
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