How to port C programs?

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How to port C programs?

Post by Dreamcastin2k2 » Tue Jan 29, 2002 8:25 pm

can you directly port any windows C source based program to the dreamcast, if so what do you need to do to make it dreamcast compatible, im using libdream(yes i know its old but im a bit new) thanks for helping
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Post by ultradude » Tue Jan 29, 2002 10:28 pm

dude....ok..u just compile the source with libdream/kos and wow! it works on ur DC! haha..very funny. you gotta do a lot more then that man. ask in the DC DEV chat.
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Post by Chimera-disKord » Wed Jan 30, 2002 6:54 pm

It all depends on the software being ported, there is no software source out there which will 'not' need tweeking with untill it runs on a dreamcast.

Yes libdream is old, but it requires a good knowledge of C/C++, if your thinking of porting a more modern pc game, or one which requires 3D Acceleration then you will most likely require KOS's OpenGL system.

You do know C/C++ right?
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Post by dcemuler » Thu Jan 31, 2002 2:26 pm

hey ultramuler , did you ever made a dc game or something like that?
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