Some of the practical work involves a very simple graphics package we call descartes. You will need to download the following files to your practical directory:sqDraw.c, which you can compile with the command gcc -Wall sqDraw.c descartes.o -lSDL -lm
If you are working on a Windows/Mac environment, or if our supplied
files don't work on your platform, then you will have
to download the source code, available in Source.tar or Source.zip
and create an object file on your own platform using
gcc -c descartes.c -lSDL -lm
on your own machine ((or whatever compiler you are using). Your platform will need to support SDL for this to work.
Depending on your system, you may also need to give the -lm flag when compiling programs with Descartes.
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