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Starpost
08-04-2002, 06:42 PM
I try to use GLUT in my project, but a linker error occurs:


C:\DEV-C_~1\LIB\\libmingw32.a(main.o)(.text+0x8e): undefined reference to `WinMain@16'


Can anyone help me?

owcs
08-04-2002, 06:52 PM
sounds like the problem of trying to link a 'console' app as a 'windows' app or vice versa(console app uses main as the entry point while windows app uses winmain as the entry point).i am not sure what compiler you are using so i cant tell you how to fix it. but you definitely want to check your settings



[This message has been edited by owcs (edited 08-04-2002).]

Deiussum
08-04-2002, 07:12 PM
It appears you are using Dev-C++ as your compiler. I may be wrong, but I believe that the -mwindows command line option tells that to use WinMain() as the entry point instead of main(). Try removing that option from the command line settings for the project. (Sorry... I just tried Dev-C++ once and I don't remember where exactly that was.)