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Re: Making libwww work?

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 02 Mar 1999 15:30:21 -0500
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To: lars@bu.edu, www-lib@w3.org
At 15:16 3/2/99 -0500, Lars Kellogg-Stedman wrote:
>We've got some code here that uses a bunch of hand-rolled http routines.
>I'd like to replace these with libwww, but I'm running into problems trying
>to get off the ground with libwww.
>Starting with the most basic sample application from the libwww web pages:
>  #include "WWWLib.h"
>  int main()
>  {
>      HTLibInit("TestApp", "1.0");
>      HTLibTerminate();
>      return 0;
>  }
>This doesn't actually compile :(.  After adding the various #includes for
>stdio, stdlib, and sys/types.h, I'm seeing the following errors:

Does the libwww code compile itself (using gmake and gcc) according to the
instructions at


or if you got the code directly from CVS then according to the boot strap
rules at


after you have checked it out from cvs?

>So...am *I* missing something?  It seems sort of early to be running into
>this sort of problem :).

Yeah - but I think it is something in your setup :(

Henrik Frystyk Nielsen,
World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Tuesday, 2 March 1999 15:30:35 UTC

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