Building Graal on Windows

Christian Humer christian.humer at
Fri Nov 7 18:02:33 UTC 2014

Hi Raffaello,

I am running on Windows 8 (64 bit) and it works fine for me on a modern
direct x version (DirectX 11)
I think the information on the wiki is just outdated.

Can you try if you can continue without installing any specific directx
Let us know if it worked, so we can update the wiki.


- Christian Humer

On Fri, Nov 7, 2014 at 6:40 PM, Raffaello Giulietti <
raffaello.giulietti at> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm on Windows 7 (64 bit) and would like to build Graal.
> The instructions at
> mention to install "DirectX SDK (Summer 2004)". This version of the DirectX
> SDK seems not to be available anymore on the Microsoft sites, so I'm stuck.
> I'm somehow reluctant to download the DirectX SDK from other sites not
> related to Microsoft, but I'm willing to do so if you recommend specific,
> reliable software repositories.
> Alternatively, does it really have to be the Summer 2004 release or do
> more recent releases work as well?
> Thanks for suggestions
> Raffaello Giulietti

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