Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Linking Error Using VC++ 5.0

Posted on 1998-10-21
4
Medium Priority
?
213 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-26
I am trying to build a program but I keep getting the following error:

LINK : fatal error LNK1104: cannot open file "mfc42ud.lib"
Error executing link.exe.

Does anyone know why I'm getting this error?
0
Comment
Question by:santama
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
arunm earned 600 total points
ID: 1175730
First of all do you require this library? If not remove form the list of libraries you use when linking? Secondly, do you have this library in your library path? If not include it. thirdly, have you deleted this library on you system? try "dir /s mfc42ud.lib" from the root directory of the drive vc++ is located on. does it show up?

0
 

Author Comment

by:santama
ID: 1175731
I do not have the library on the system, and I am not including it in the Linker. I have no idea why it is trying to link.
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:arunm
ID: 1175732
Have you recently upgraded your version of VC++ from 4.2 to Version 5.0? I think this is the cause of your problem. Have you tried a "rebuild all", your incremental linker may be confused?
 
0
 

Author Comment

by:santama
ID: 1175733
I found out why it is asking for this library. It's because one of the header files that I'm using has UNICODE defined. I found out that the ud at the end of library name (mfc42ud.lib) stands for unicode-debug. Once I removed the define statement it linked.

Thanks.
0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Templates For Beginners Or How To Encourage The Compiler To Work For You Introduction This tutorial is targeted at the reader who is, perhaps, familiar with the basics of C++ but would prefer a little slower introduction to the more ad…
C++ Properties One feature missing from standard C++ that you will find in many other Object Oriented Programming languages is something called a Property (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/CPP/A_3912-Object-Properties-in-C.ht…
The goal of the video will be to teach the user the difference and consequence of passing data by value vs passing data by reference in C++. An example of passing data by value as well as an example of passing data by reference will be be given. Bot…
The viewer will learn how to clear a vector as well as how to detect empty vectors in C++.
Suggested Courses

916 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question