Why can't i compile?

This is a discussion on Why can't i compile? within the C++ Programming forums, part of the General Programming Boards category; I get this linker error when trying to compile the attached code: C:/MINGW/LIB//libmingw32.a(main.o)(.text+0x7f):main.c: undefined reference to `WinMain@16' Whats wrong with ...

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    Why can't i compile?

    I get this linker error when trying to compile the attached code:

    C:/MINGW/LIB//libmingw32.a(main.o)(.text+0x7f):main.c: undefined reference to `WinMain@16'

    Whats wrong with it?
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    It's because you don't have a main function.

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    You need to have a WinMain function, if that isn't your current main cpp program, then change the file to a header file.
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    I can't have two files or more. It won't link them at all. I have no idea how to use multible files, even inside a project.

    I get blank errors.
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