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Re: Multiple definitions of _main


I got it now.... My mistake for not putting -nofor-main in the link step but
only in the compile steps.

All is working now.

Thank you very much for your help.

Jan Theron

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> Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2007 15:20:28 -0400
> From: Craig Hunter <email@hidden>
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>> Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2007 22:06:03 -0700
>> From: Johannes Theron <email@hidden>
>> Subject: Multiple definitions of _main
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>> I am trying to compile a mixed C (using gcc 4.0) and Fortran (using Intel
>> Fortran) application and linking it to TCLTK and X11 libraries. My machine
>> runs OSX 10.4.10. This same application works like a charm using XLF fortran
>> and gcc on both G4 and G5 running OSX 10.3
>> I run ar and ranlib on all my object files before linking but get the
>> following error right at the end:
>> ifort -Wl,-multiply_defined suppress og.o lib/libtools.a -L/usr/X11R6/lib
>> -L/sw/lib -ltk8.4 -ltcl8.4 -lGLU -lGL -lX11 -lXmu -lXext  -o og
>> ld: multiple definitions of symbol _main
>> /opt/intel/fc/10.0.016/lib/for_main.o definition of _main in section
>> (__TEXT,__text)
>> og.o definition of _main in section (__TEXT,__text)
>> I also get the same error when using the Portland Group Fortran compiler on
>> the same machine. I get a huge number of error messages when trying to use
>> the gcc 3.3 compiler.
>> Does anyone have any ideas?
>> Jan Theron
> If your c code contains the main entry point into the program, then you need
> to tell ifort not to create one (which it does by default).  Try the
> "-nofor-main" flag.
> Craig

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