Re: Unresolved external symbols when building on Windows

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Mar 19 2013 | 1:02 am

Hi Ádám,

First, I’d like to mention that the new Max 6.1.1 SDK provides example projects in VS2010/VS2012 format.

To state the obvious, it looks like your errors are some kind of linking problem with C++ code. I’m not sure, but it looks like some of these mangled C++ names might be using the stdcall calling convention, whereas Max externs use the cdecl calling convention (see for details). So maybe that explains why the symbols it is looking for cannot be found.

You could also try to make sure that the C++ standard library is correctly set in the target settings, though I think it should usually give you something half-workable by default.

Hope this helps!

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