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CodeBlocks X11 Linking Issue
« on: March 06, 2012, 01:20:27 pm »
I am working on a client with GL, GLX, and X11 with Ubuntu 11.10. I am getting a linking error, and I can't seem to figure out why. This one peice of code is what causes it, and if I remove it, it works fine.

#include <GL/GLX.h>
#include <X11/Xlib.h>

Init(display, window);

#include <GL/GLX.h>
#include <X11/Xlib.h>

bool Init(Display *dis, Window win);

#include "openGL.hpp"

bool Init(Display *dis, Window win)
return true;
The error I get is: "Undefined reference to 'OpenGL::Init(_XDisplay*, unsigned long)'.
The weirdest part about is that when I remove the dis parameter completely, the error disappears.

I just gave you the crucial parts, if you would like more code to get a background of whats going on then I would be happy to do so. The only thing I have linked in -lGL.

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Re: CodeBlocks X11 Linking Issue
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2012, 04:40:57 pm »
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