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Error E2337 using C++ header files

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I have the following header files in my C++ program:

#include <gl/glut.h>
#include <gl/GLU.h>
#include <gl/GL.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <math.h>
#include <iostream>

and the compiler is giving me the following message: Error E2337 C:\...\Include\stdlib.h 584: Only one set of overloaded functions can be "C".  Can someone please tell me what's wrong?

Thanks!
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http://docs.sun.com/source/816-2459/Ch6.Diff.C_C++.html

It sounds like your stdlib has an overloaded function which is something that cannot be done in C.
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There might be two functions with the same name that are declared as extern "C", which means it cant be overloaded -  Does the error say which funtion the conflict occurs on? Also what compiler are you using? It could be a problem with your defined symbols, make sure __cplusplus for example is being set during the build, or it could be that your header files are out of date or dont work with your compiler.  Just some ideas, hope this helps
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