Sample OpenGL Program in C or C++ not working. Error: glaux.h file missing.

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    Sample OpenGL Program in C or C++ not working. Error: glaux.h file missing.

    Hi,
    I'm working my way through the OpenGL tutorial http://www.cprogramming.com/tutorial...l_program.html and tried to run the program RobotOGL.cpp program and my Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 gives the error: The system cannot find the file specified.
    It seems the #incude <gl/glaux.h> needs the glaux.h header file in my SDK files.
    I pasted the glaux.h header file into C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.0A\Include\gl and same error.
    I removed the glaux.h header file from C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.0A\Include\gl and pasted into C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v7.0A\Include\gl and same error.

    Please help as I'm trying to learn my way through the tutorial.

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    Yeah, that tutorial is a decade old.

    Also this
    Can't find gl/glaux.h! - For Beginners - GameDev.net
    Posted 12 November 2005 - 03:22 AM
    It's possible that GLAux isn't even in your package distribution, since it has been deprecated and basically obsolete for a long time now.
    Unfortunately, the web isn't that good at purging once popular (but now obsolete) information. You only have to stick around here for a while to see no end of recycled TurboC tat.

    Anyway, perhaps this will lead to better tutorials.
    De-facto OpenGL 3.0+ tutorials? - Stack Overflow
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