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THAT WAS IT! After I added where the includes lived (/usr/..../g++) the file compiled with out the -lstdc++ option (that is really lazy of me! I spend two days looking for a way not to type in eight characters every time I compile )
I'm having a similar problem but not having any luck. I'm trying to compile the "helloworld.cpp" program and getting the following error:
helloworld.cpp: In function `int main()':
helloworld.cpp:5: `cout' undeclared (first use this function)
helloworld.cpp:5: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once for each function it appears in.)
helloworld.cpp:5: `endl' undeclared (first use this function)
The code is:
I tried the solutions that you guys tried (including 'gcc file.cpp -lstdc++) but they didn't work. I think my C++ libraries are in /usr/include/c++/3.2. The iostream lib is there. Any thoughts? Thanks.
Because namespaces make sense,
and the new standard requires either
adding the namespace to the function,
or the "using namespace std" at the
beginning. The latter (even though more
convenient) is considered worse style.
EDIT Will someone who can plz delete this, silly me didn't see the part about prefixing std:: before cout, etc. That fixed it. But still, why is the std:: part necessary, i have used gcc before and it didn't require this. /EDIT
i have had the same problem, i use g++ 3.2.3. the headers are
using namespace std;
BUT it still spouts forth about 30 error messages that even i can't understand.
Last edited by verdeboy2k; 02-06-2004 at 08:38 PM.