[cvsnt] Re: Cav cvsnt still be compiled using VC6??

Ori Berger cvsnt-newsgroups at orib.net
Sat Sep 20 13:47:37 BST 2003

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>>genkey.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol
>>_gethostbyname at 4
>>genkey.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol _gethostname at 8
>>genkey.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol _WSAStartup at 8
>>..\WinRel\genkey.exe : fatal error LNK1120: 3 unresolved externals
>>Error executing link.exe.
>>cvs.exe - 4 error(s), 14 warning(s)
>>Seems like something is missing...
>>Note: I can build in VS.NET on the exact same sources.
> Works here... it might be down to service packs or something.  You
> don't need genkey usually anyway.

Sounds like the winsock library is not getting linked in. You can 
solve it by adding "wsock32.lib" or "ws2_32.lib" to the list if 
import libraries; Alternatively, you can add

#pragma comment(lib,"wsock32")

somewhere in the source to get the same behaviour.

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