newbie question (fwd)

Christopher Faylor
Tue Oct 31 20:50:00 GMT 2000

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On Wed, Nov 01, 2000 at 10:17:30AM +0530, Naveen Balam wrote:
>	I am new to cygwin tools. I have written a shell sort of
>interface using tcl/tk and extending it through the tcl/tk libraries in 
>"c" language. This app has a text widget and some menus. On linux machine
>the code compiles and works fine. On windows 98 using the following tools
>i get the below problem.
>cygwin tools used:
>1. gcc
>2. libtcl80.a
>3. libtk80.a
>4. libm.a
>If i compile with the -mwindows option i get a warning message
>"Cannot find entry symbol _winMainCRTStartup" and no GUI appears. I have
>to use task manager to kill the application.
>If i compile without the -mwindows option i get a executable. If i run the
>executable the shell appears. But i am not able to type in anything in the
>text widget of the shell nor am i able to select the menu items.
>I have placed cygtcl80.dll , cygtk80.dll and cygwin1.dll in the place
>where the executable is created.
>I would be very thankful if any of you tell me the reason and possible

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