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Re: g++ linker problem with libcygwin.a
- From: René Berber <r dot berber at computer dot org>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2011 15:17:06 -0500
- Subject: Re: g++ linker problem with libcygwin.a
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On 10/22/2011 2:18 PM, Philipp Kraus wrote:
> I use Cygwin with g++ for compiling my source codes and on some codes I
> get the error:
> undefined reference to `_WinMain@16'
That means the linking is being done for a GUI application. I guess you
wanted to build a console application, so you should learn what these
options for the linker mean:
There are equivalent options used with the compiler g++, I think they are:
In general there are many options that apply only to Windows builds, for
instance building Qt GUI applications I use these for the linker:
but they are not for solving linking errors, just to quiet the warnings,
and try to optimize the result.
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