I try to run simple test.cpp from Twinklebar SDL tutorial, I get this error:
test.cpp:2:10: fatal error: 'SDL2/SDL.h' file not found
So I look up the sdl development package in Ubuntu/Mint:
aptitude search sdl | grep 2
All I can find is this:
Does this mean my only option is to install from sources?
It depends which Ubuntu version you are running but yes, there is a libsdl2 package for Ubuntu: http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=sdl2
The package you want is called
Also, about the
#include <SDL/SDL.h> line, it seems the recommended way doing it is by adjusting your compiler flags to add SDL's include pah and use
#include "SDL.h". See https://forums.libsdl.org/viewtopic.php?t=5997 for more details on that.