Re: ascii wilderness maps

From: Peter Ajamian (
Date: 11/16/99

Jason Beeland wrote:

> Hi, my name is Jason Beeland, and I'm working on integrating the ascii map
> code posted on into my
> ud( ).  I
> have gotten the maputils.c file compiled and completed the changes to comm.c
> and act.informative.c.  I
> am now ready to start making maps.  I have been attempting to get the mapgen
> source the author provided to compile.  Unfortunately I have had no success
> whatsoever.  Honestly my c compiler (gcc under linux-mandrake 6.0) had quite
> a fit over it.  The most obvious error is that apparently my compiler does
> not like variable declaration anywhere other than the head of a function.
> So i declared all variables at the begining of each of the funcitons.  Still
> no dice.  It also has a problem with these statements:
> codes[i] = new char [256];

Actually no C compiler will compile that code, the reason is because that is NOT
a C program!  To compile it use a C++ compiler (you can use g++ under Linux).

Regards, Peter

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