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SDL problem - exception galore!

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I'm having a real weird problem that I've not been able to solve despite three days of poring over the code. Hope someone can help! The issue is this: After having used VC6 for sometime I decided to try out VS 2003. No issues with porting over my current VC6 projects. Compiling and linking is fine. However, I notice that all my SDL apps now exit with an exception fault (multiple exceptions via kernel32.dll apparently). Even a simple SDL app that initialises SDL and then quits (and does nothing else) causes these exceptions. The strange thing is that there are no pointers, I'm calling SDL_Quit() and the application is exiting with code 0. So why on earth am I getting exceptions AFTER the app quits? My first thoughts are that it's some dynamic linking that's causing them. But since Vs2003 has only Multithreaded DLL linking, I'm at a loss to get around this. Any help anyone?

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No, the simple SDL app I mentioned is actually the 4-5 line initialisation code given in the SDL docs. Everything is in the main (no globals) and I'm not creating any pointers. Not sure why SDL can't make a graceful exit without tripping up some dll.

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A suggestion from the mailing list:
Remove the SDLMain.lib linking, and include SDLMain.c directly in your project*.
Then add these lines to a source file:
#pragma comment(linker,"/ENTRY:mainCRTStartup")
#pragma comment(linker,"/SUBSYSTEM:WINDOWS")

*The sdlmain.c is under a different licence than the rest of SDL, so you can legally do this even if your project isn't LGPL'd.

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Ok Travis, I'll try your suggestion when I get back home later in the day! Christ! I hope this works or I swear I'll end up taking the hammer to the comp! :D

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