Running Ogre 3d on iOS

  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /nfs/c04/h02/mnt/64527/domains/ on line 842.
  • strict warning: Declaration of content_handler_field::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /nfs/c04/h02/mnt/64527/domains/ on line 208.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /nfs/c04/h02/mnt/64527/domains/ on line 589.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /nfs/c04/h02/mnt/64527/domains/ on line 589.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /nfs/c04/h02/mnt/64527/domains/ on line 25.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /nfs/c04/h02/mnt/64527/domains/ on line 135.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /nfs/c04/h02/mnt/64527/domains/ on line 135.

Getting OGRE3D to run on iOS was a pain at first but after I got the hang of it things went rater smoothly. Here are the steps I took to get things running.

First of all, here are my devices:

- Xcode Version 7.3.1 on 15" 2015 MPB OSX 10.11.3

- iOS 9.3.1 on iPhone 6s+

Start Installing:

- Download the procompiled version of OGRE3D from the OGRE download page or directly

- Run the .dmg and place the resulting `OgreSDK` on your desktop (or wherever)

- Download the Xcode template for OGRE here. You can check for a new update here (ogre-dependencies-mac > 1.9 [or newer] > Ogre_Xcode4_Templates_xxxxxx)

- Run and install the Xcode template

- From the same place you downloaded the Xcode template, download Ogre_iOS_7.0_Dependencies which are the precompiled dependencies for OGRE

- Open Xcode and start a new project and for the template select iOS > Ogre > iOS Application, Fill in all your details and save your project

- Go to your project's Build Settings in Project Navigator > "Project Name" > Targets > "Project Name" > Build Settings

- Add a user defined environment variable by selecting Editor > Add Build Setting > Add User-Defined Setting

- Set the New_Setting to OGRE_SDK_ROOT and the value to your OgreSDK e.g. /Users/Jackson/Desktop/OgreSDK or wherever you put it


At this point you can run the app but you'll likely get the following issue (I did):

*** Terminating app due to uncaught exception 'NSInvalidArgumentException', reason: '-[UIApplication terminate:]: unrecognized selector sent to instance 0x16dc0360'

I didn't have any luck fixing this for simulators but here is how I fixed it for my device:

Comment out the following lines (66 & 67) in OgreFramework.cpp

// if(!m_pRoot->showConfigDialog())
// return false;

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