__init unresolved external when using C library structs converted with dstep

Basile B. b2.temp at gmx.com
Thu Apr 16 18:33:51 UTC 2020

On Tuesday, 14 April 2020 at 17:51:58 UTC, Robert M. Münch wrote:
> I use a C libary and created D imports with dstep. It 
> translates the C structs to D structs.
> When I now use them, everything compiles fine but I get an 
> unresolved external error:
> WindowsApp1.obj : error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol 
> "myCstruct.__init" (_D7myCStruct6__initZ) referenced in 
> function _Dmain
> Any idea what this is about and how to fix it? I'm wondering 
> why D tries to find the __init function in the C library and 
> not compile it from the import.

One way to prevent the problem is to do void initialization each 
time you declare a variable of this type.

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