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RE: ld -r errors with C++ objects
- From: Ross Smith <rosss at pharos dot co dot nz>
- To: "'Brian R. Gaeke'" <gaeke at uiuc dot edu>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2003 11:59:32 +1200
- Subject: RE: ld -r errors with C++ objects
> From: Brian R. Gaeke [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > > When I link two particular .o files together into a new
> > > (using ld -r) I get errors from ld, instead of a new .o file. This
> > > happens in many of our C++ projects, but only on Cygwin. I have
> > > reduced the test cases significantly.
> > ld doesn't speak C++. Use g++ to link C++ modules.
> Thanks for the advice. I tried using g++ for the link step.
> that results in ld complaining that it can't find WinMain, which makes
> sense because I am trying to link two .o files which do not constitute
> an entire program.
> I tried passing the -r option to ld using g++'s -Wl,-r option, so that
> it would not expect to see WinMain; that resulted in an error
> very similar
> to the one that I got before when I simply used ld -r.
Are you using -Ur? If not, RTFM. If you are, I'm out of suggestions.
Ross Smith ...................... Pharos Systems, Auckland, New Zealand
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