Re: Unable to compile example program in Windows using MSYS MinGW

Thanks for the directions Allin, I did not link zlib while compiling. I recompiled it with zlib linked this but that did not help!

Fortunately I got another nudge in the right direction at GitHub where I found out that there was a rouge zlib DLL in my %PATH% from Intel... My application worked perfect after I removed it from path, it even works without linking zlib now. Not sure how it works but it does work now.

Thanks for the help! :)

Regards, Damon H. (TheDcoder)

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On 25 May 2018 7:18 PM, Allin Cottrell cottrell wfu edu wrote:

On Thu, 24 May 2018, "Damon H. (TheDcoder)" via gtk-list wrote:
I am a C beginner and trying to follow "GettingStarted"
chapter from the documentation. I have adapted the first example
program and when I compile it on Windows using packages MSYS and the
MinGW(w-64?) GCC compiler it doesn't run.
I get two error dialog boxes (one after the other) and then the
program exits without showing any GUI. The errors are:
The procedure entry point deflateSetHeader could not be located in
the dynamic link library C:\msys64\mingw64\bin\libgio-2.0-0.dll.
The procedure entry point inflateReset2 could not be located in the
dynamic link library C:\msys64\mingw64\bin\libpng16-16.dll.
These functions should be provided by zlib. Is that not being linked
in? (linker flag: -lz)
Allin Cottrell

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