[openal] Not Find DirecSound on Windows

Daniel Gibson metalcaedes at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 04:04:32 EST 2015

Am 01.01.2015 03:03, schrieb Chris Robinson:
> On 12/31/2014 12:30 PM, William Wolff wrote:
>> Hi!
>> I download OpenAL Soft on my Windows machine and cmake it properly
>> and everything was fine, but cmake not find the DSOUND Backend and
>> not properly create the Project to support it.
>> This is strange because DirectX are not being distributed anymore,
>> but are coming natively with the S.O.
> You need the dsound.lib and dsound.h to build applications and libraries
> that use dsound. The dsound.dll that comes with the system isn't enough.
> The lib and header files are part of the DirectX SDK, as far as I know.
> Do you have those anywhere on your system?

I think what he meant is that Visual Studio already provides DirectX 
headers/dev libs, so there should be no need for an additional DX SDK.


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