I'm having problems making directx applications. I'm using Dev-C++. When I try to compile the code in sunlight's tutorials, I get an illegal operation when I run the program. Even if the main function is empty, it dies before any code is executed. If I remove the DirectDrawCreateEx(NULL, (void **)&pDD, IID_IDirectDraw7, NULL); line, it runs fine, but that's probably the most important line in the program. What's the problem?
what are these sunlight tutorials?
where can we get them so we can help you?
There used to be a link on this site, but it's not there anymore.
I found it on google, the url is:
Hey, think of this... Do u have any directX header files, cpp files, or any of the components on your machine? I tried some directX, got a gig of some good tutorials and started to compile and, low and behold, i had to download like 120 megs of files. So... Check that out. If not, then maybe the "sunlight tutorials" are using a different directX version, different c++ app, or something else. Make sure that the tutorials are the right ones for your machine and versions etc...