Building on Linux

Building the game

To build FreedroidRPG from source on a Unix-like system, you will use the standard GNU autotools way. Open a terminal, change to the directory containing the source files and follow the following instruction:

  1. If you cloned the Git repository, you first need to generate the configure script by running, else you can skip to the second step:

  2. Run the configure script:


    You can check the options it accepts by adding --help to the command line.

    During the configure process, the terminal may notify you that some library is required.

    Install the required packages and restart ./configure.

  3. If ./configure finishes without errors or warnings, then proceed with building the game with:


    That's all ! The built binary executable is in the src/ directory and is called freedroidRPG