Installing SDL 1.2
You may need to install the SDL 1.2 header files on your system. (I needed to install them by hand on both my Fedora and Ubuntu distros.) Following the setup I used earlier, you can do the following to pick up the headers.
As root, run
yum install SDL-devel
sudo apt-get install libsdl1.2-dev
On Windows, as usual, you have more work to do. Go to the SDL website and download the Win32 development library package. The one for use with MinGW is called
SDL-devel-1.2.14-mingw32.tar.gz Unpack that into your