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March, 2009

Compiling Micropolis (Simcity) on Ubuntu Intrepid (8.10) and Jaunty (9.04)

Update: Starting from Ubuntu Karmic (9.10), Micropolis is in your apt! You need the following: sudo apt-get install libx11-dev libxpm-dev x11proto-xext-dev libxext-dev You also need yacc, it will fail if you use bison or btyacc: btyaccpa.ske:111: erreur: expected specifier-qualifier-list before ‘yyparsestate’ btyaccpa.ske:128: erreur: expected ‘=’, ‘,’, ‘;’, ‘asm’ or ‘__attribute__’ before ‘*’ token btyaccpa.ske:131: erreur: […]