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Confusing Installation
« on: November 19, 2006, 01:19:12 »
Im really confused on the installation the directions are unclear, such as when you get a list of different things to install. What do I install and were?

 
  lwjgl-1.0beta3.zip  Mirror  1947550 4889 Platform-Independent .zip
  lwjgl_applettest-1.0beta3.zip  Mirror  3936165 1162 Platform-Independent .zip
  lwjgl-docs-1.0beta3.zip  Mirror  1599528 1627 Platform-Independent .zip
  lwjgl_optional-1.0beta3.zip  Mirror

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« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2006, 01:19:57 »
Im on windows

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Confusing Installation
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2006, 01:46:45 »
lwjgl-1.0beta3.zip is the main file - unpack and test
the optional package contains fmod and devil bindings
the docs package is basically javadoc
and the applet test is a new package that tests applet support

Confusing Installation
« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2006, 01:48:38 »
ok thx

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« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2006, 02:20:54 »
Another question. with the testing. how do you do that... I extracted the main .zip directly to the C: drive how would i type that out in CMD?

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« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2006, 05:46:24 »
Look in the doc subdirectory. There is a README file there with the instructions for you.

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« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2006, 01:21:32 »
ya the new version beta 4. the readme isnt a text doc... it a file... prolly corupted but i cant open it...

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« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2006, 04:47:17 »
Quote from: "Gargantus"
ya the new version beta 4. the readme isnt a text doc... it a file... prolly corupted but i cant open it...


Yes, it is a text document. It just doesn't have an extension. You can open it fine with any text editor, such as Notepad. Double-clicking it won't work, you actually have to open it via File-Open in your text editor. File extensions don't dictate the contents of a file.

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« Reply #8 on: November 21, 2006, 02:07:59 »
ya ok... thats no dif then the one on the installation guide...  i have lwjgl-1.0 beta 4 installed directly to C:

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« Reply #9 on: November 21, 2006, 02:14:55 »
You asked how to type the command to run the tests on the command line. It's right there in the README. CD to C:\lwjgl-1.0beta4 and execute the java command as shown in the README. As long as either a JRE or JDK bin directory is on your PATH, you should be good to go. I don't know what else to tell you.