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using tmxparser (and failing)

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Hi everyone!

I've managed to build zlib, tinyxml2 and tmxparser with cmake-gui & visual studio 2017, but when I try building the example program for tmxparser (https://github.com/sainteos/tmxparser/tree/master/test) I'm getting numerous unresolved externals for errors, and in the warnings they all state the library machine type 'x64' conflicts with target machine type 'x86'. (some of the unresolved symbols include __imp__UnhandledExceptionFilter@4, __imp__getCurrentProcess@0, __imp__HeapAlloc@12 and the file referenced in the error log is MSVCRTD.lib along with varying object files)

Thing is, when I go back to the cmake configuration listings for all 3 of those libraries, i can't find anything to suggest i've explicitly configured anything as a 64bit build, and when I open the solutions cmake generated for each of the libraries, all of them (including the test project) have x86 as the current target.. what gives?

Thanks in advance!

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Maybe its your compiler setting is x64 instead of x86, or you've include a x64 lib file by mistake. Can you post an error message related to/saying:

On 9/19/2017 at 11:56 PM, Poprocks said:

type 'x64' conflicts with target machine type 'x86'.




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