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List of programs and libraries for building and/or running Hedgewars
Updated Mon, 20 May 2019 19:52:20 +0100 by Wuzzy

Dependencies

Dependencies for fetching latest source code

If you want to get the source code from the mercurial repository, you'll need these.

Name Homepage
Mercurial https://www.mercurial-scm.org/

Build-only dependencies

You need these packages to build Hedgewars, but not afterwards.

Name Version (Latest HW release) Version (Unstable) Homepage
CMake 2.6 2.6 https://www.cmake.org/

Core dependencies

You need these programs and libraries to build and run Hedgewars. Note: You will need the development headers of the libraries for building only.

Name Version (Latest HW release) Version (Unstable) Homepage
Qt 5.0.0 5.0.0 https://www.qt.io/
SDL 2.0 2.0 https://libsdl.org/
SDL_net 2.0 2.0 https://libsdl.org/
SDL_mixer 2.0 2.0 https://libsdl.org/
SDL_image 2.0 2.0 https://libsdl.org/
SDL_TTF 2.0 2.0 https://libsdl.org/
FPC (Free Pascal Compiler) 2.2.4 2.2.4 https://freepascal.org/
PhysFS 3.0.0 3.0.0 https://icculus.org/physfs/

Recommended dependency

This is not strictly required, but recommended (no longer the case for 1.0.0-dev and beyond):

Name Homepage
qtstyleplugins https://github.com/qt/qtstyleplugins

Bundled dependencies

You can build/run Hedgewars using these packages from your system or use those that come with the Hedgewars source:

Name Version (Latest HW release) Version (Unstable) Homepage
Lua 5.1 (exactly) 5.1 (exactly) https://www.lua.org/

Bundled Fonts:

Name Homepage Comment
DejaVu Sans Bold http://dejavu-fonts.org/
Zen Hei http://wenq.org/ From the WenQuanYi project. Font is internally known as “wgy-zenhei”

Optional dependencies

You don’t need to install these packages to build Hedgewars, but if you don’t, some features will be missing.

For PNG screenshots

Name Version Homepage
libpng 1.2 http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/libpng.html

Video recording

For the video recorder, you need either FFmpeg or Libav. And FreeGLUT.

Name Version Homepage
FFmpeg ??? https://ffmpeg.org/
Libav ??? https://libav.org/
FreeGLUT 3.0 http://freeglut.sourceforge.net/

Note: See also VideoRecorder for detailed instructions to build the video recorder.

Server

The server is built seperately. If you want to build the server you need a couple of Haskell-related packages. First you need GHC:
Name Version Homepage
GHC (Glasgow Haskell Compiler) 6.10 https://www.haskell.org/ghc/

Then you need a couple of Haskell software. Please refer to INSTALL.md for a list.