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    Question SDL issues

    I am trying to use SDL to make a movie easter egg. The movie code is

    Code:
    #include <iostream>
    #include <string>
    #include "SDL.h"
    
    using namespace std;
    int i;
    
    int main(int argc, char* args[]) {
         cout << "Welcome to the movie easter egg.";
         i = 1;
         if (i == 1) {
         SDL_Surface* frame1 = NULL;
        SDL_Surface* screen = NULL;
        if((SDL_Init(SDL_INIT_EVERYTHING)==-1)) { 
        cout << "Error initiating movie."; }
        screen = SDL_SetVideoMode( 640, 480, 64, SDL_HWSURFACE );
        frame1 = SDL_LoadBMP( "C:\\Users\\User\\Desktop\\Frames\\Frame1.bmp" );
         SDL_BlitSurface( frame1, NULL, screen, NULL );
        SDL_Flip( screen );
        SDL_Delay(2000);
        SDL_FreeSurface( frame1 );
        SDL_Quit();
        return 0;
    }
    }
    I am running Dev-C++ on windows 7 and I followed Lazy-foo's tutorial. I get a linker error in the form of

    [linker error] undefined reference to 'SDL_Init'

    and I get linker errors to everything sdl in the code also. I also get a linker error to winmain@16. This isn't a project but a source file. I am not going to create a project unless it is absolutely necessary. Please help.

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    Re: SDL issues

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    Re: SDL issues

    Linker errors usually mean that you haven't told the linker that you are using certain libraries. You need to specifiy to the linker what .lib files SDL require.
    All advice is offered in good faith only. You are ultimately responsible for effects of your programs and the integrity of the machines they run on.

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