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  Re: Making the Leap: Compiling POV for the first time  
From: Geoff Wedig
Date: 23 Feb 2001 14:08:31
Message: <3a96b52d@news.povray.org>
Vahur Krouverk <vah### [at] aetecee> wrote:

> Geoff Wedig wrote:
>> Unfortunately, Kai doesn't compile the code correctly.  I'm getting errors
>> that it doesn't find the Frame global variable in atmos.c, the first .c file
>> to be compiled.  That's an extern out of povray.h, which is included in
>> atmos.c, so I don't know why it's not finding it.  Does anyone have any
>> ideas why this might be going weird on me?

> Don't know the reason, but try to turn (all) warnings on, maybe they
> could give hint about problem?
> And be sure to compile source as C files, not as C++ files (I don't
> know, how KAI determines type of source file, look from manual/options).
> C and C++ are not quite same...
> HTH

I doubt this is the problem, in this case, but turning on more messages is
certainly a good idea.  Time to delve into the docs....

Geoff


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