Need some help with SDL and Dev-C++

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    Question Need some help with SDL and Dev-C++

    (Yes, I'm a beginner)

    "ANSI C++ forbids implicit conversion from `void *' in assignment" pointing to this line:
    cvt.buf = malloc(dlen*cvt.len_mult);

    That's from one of the examples from SDL Introduction. (http://www.libsdl.org/intro/usingsound.html)
    I wonder why it doesn't work.

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    When you use malloc you must must explicitly tell the compiler what data type the memory will be.

    buf in the SDL_AudioCVT struct is defined as a Uint8*. So you'd do something like this.

    cvt.buf = (Uint8 *) malloc( dlen * cvt.len_mult );

    Give that a try.
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    Thumbs up

    Thank you.
    Although I still can't hear any sound, I'm no longer stuck at that point.

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