Static Lib containing WinMain Problem

Mumit Khan
Tue Nov 30 23:39:00 GMT 1999

"Robert Powers" <> writes:
> Hi..
> Running B20.1 with 2.95.2-MingwExtra's installed using -mnocygwin...
> Program is Unix Lib ported to Windows by Author....
> Code compiles/links/produces TestProg.exe & Runs on VC++6.0.....
> Gcc compiles/links/produces aTestProg.exe which does nothing..except hang..
> Lib has WinMain -- TestProg has Main
> WinMain code should put up 1)Control window
>                                         2)Console for input
>                                         3)Main display window
> If I use -mwindows I get nothing.
> if I do not use -mwindows I get the Console.
> Tried debug the .exe  w/(Insight)..doesn't start at or seem to recognize the
> WinMain function.
> Chkd archives..found WinMain reference to VLIB problem.. tried the link
> fix(-Wl,-u,_WinMain@16 )...doesn't make a difference.
> Sorry for length... would appreciate any advice.. thanks
> Bob Powers..

No testcase => very little chance that I or someone else can help with

If you can send me the source code with instructions on how to build it,
I'll take a look.


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