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Re: Libpq linker error

From: "Jeroen T(dot) Vermeulen" <jtv(at)xs4all(dot)nl>
To: Daniel Gerardo Lucero Baylon <daniel_baylon(at)yahoo(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Libpq linker error
Date: 2004-02-11 16:29:58
Message-ID: 20040211162958.GE94664@xs4all.nl (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 07:46:04AM -0800, Daniel Gerardo Lucero Baylon wrote:
> I compiled PostgreSQL 7.3.4 libpq for Win 32 using VC++ 7 compiler.
> 
> Compiler generates a libpq.lib file. Build a simple C program which opens and
> closes a database connection.
> 
> When try to link object program and libpq library, following error occurs:
> 
> ibpq.lib(fe-connect.obj) : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol
> __imp__strdup referenced in function _PQconnectStart

Looks like you may not be linking your program against the standard
system libraries.  In this example, PQconnectStart is who's complaining
about a missing function--it's not the function being complained about.


Jeroen


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