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Trying to link SFML library gives error
« on: August 13, 2023, 10:50:35 am »
Using Windows 11, CLion with CMake, trying to use SFML 2.6 "GCC 13.1.0 MinGW (SEH) - 64-bit"

I also have MinGW installed on my drive.

In CMake, I've done it as a forum post here suggested:

set(SFML_DIR ".../NBPCPP/include/SFML-2.6.0/lib/cmake/SFML")

find_package(SFML COMPONENTS graphics window REQUIRED)

target_link_libraries(NBPCPP sfml-graphics sfml-window)

I have SFML, just as I downloaded it from the download page (but extracted), in my "include" folder.

I have tried running a simple script I got from GeeksForGeeks, just to test out if it works, and I get this:

Process finished with exit code -1073741515 (0xC0000135)

According to other forum posts here and google, this seems to be a dll related issue, but I can't pinpoint what it is.


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Re: Trying to link SFML library gives error
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2023, 08:04:59 pm »

You'll have better luck using our official project template. It removes the need to download SFML and tell CMake where to find that installation. Just follow the instructions in the README.


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Re: Trying to link SFML library gives error
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2023, 10:06:38 am »
It means that you're missing a DLL next to your executable.

The easiest way to find out which ones, is to launch the exe from explorer, which will then tell you, what DLL is missing.
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