cegui library for ogre
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I want/ed to build a game called sumwars.
As can be seen from that webpage it needs
"Note that Summoning Wars 0.5.4 requires Ogre version>=1.7.0 and CEGUI
Version>=0.7.0 . If you have trouble getting these libs, try using the
So I put up bug 631543
Where Manuel says
As the changelog entry of 1.7.1-1 says:
* CEGUI-OGRE Renderer is not present (so the 3 related binary packages go
In other words, AFAIK the OgreCEGUIRenderer (or CEGUIOgreRenderer?) is now
in CEGUI and not in Ogre, and this bug should be closed or reassigned to
CEGUI, I think.
Now I am just a user, not a programmer. I do see that there is now a
separate CEGUI library as well.
$ aptitude show libcegui-mk2-0.7.5
Automatically installed: no
Maintainer: Muammar El Khatib <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Uncompressed Size: 5,214 k
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.2.5), libdevil1c2, libexpat1 (>= 1.95.8), libfreeimage3
(>= 3.10.0), libfreetype6 (>= 2.2.1), libgcc1 (>= 1:4.1.1),
libgl1-mesa-glx | libgl1, libglu1-mesa | libglu1, libjpeg62 (>=
6b1), liblcms1 (>= 1.15-1), liblua5.1-0, libmng1 (>= 1.0.10),
libpcre3 (>= 7.7), libpng12-0 (>= 1.2.13-4), libstdc++6 (>= 4.4.0),
libtiff4, libxcursor1 (> 1.1.2), libxerces-c28, libxml2 (>= 2.7.4),
libxpm4, libxxf86vm1, zlib1g (>= 1:1.1.4)
Description: Crazy Eddie's GUI (libraries)
CEGUI is a free library providing windowing and widgets for graphics APIs
and engines where such functionality is not natively available or is
severely lacking. The library is written in C++, is object oriented, and is
primarily targeted at games developers who should be spending their time
creating great games, not building GUI sub-systems
This version of CEGUI natively supports the OpenGL rendering target.
I do see couple of other packages as well,
libcegui-mk2-1 and libcegui-mk2-dev
Reading from the description as can be seen the last line :-
"This version of CEGUI natively supports the OpenGL rendering target."
Now nowhere in the description is ogre mentioned.
I also read the page at http://www.ogre3d.org/tikiwiki/Building+CEGUI
Perhaps the most relevant line :-
"The recommended approach however is to build CEGUI against the Ogre
version you want to use. "
Now does it mean that there is a need of another library something like
libcegui-ogre-0.7 or some name like this ? or am I misunderstanding
the whole thing ?
Looking forward for info.
Sorry for all the noise.
Shirish Agarwal शिरीष अग्रवाल
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