Re: Snake Game problem

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Tue, 10 Jun 2008 06:51:53 -0700 (PDT)
On Jun 10, 7:24 pm, Linlin Yan <> wrote:

These is no ';' after your struct CarType definition. Does it cause
your problem?
And try to use 'void getYourCar(struct CarType & car);' instead?

On Jun 10, 7:06 pm, ""

<> wrote:

On Jun 10, 12:50 pm, ""

<> wrote:

I have written a snake game. There are 2 levels in the game(I
finished 1st level). It can run in VC++ without problem but, when I
run it on the dev C++, it cannot run. I want to practice my
programming in Dev C++ rather than in VC++. What can I do now?

The Game:
--- writing a snake game using color console window.
1-player game. The player makes use of 4 arrow keys to operate the
to chase and eat as much food (#) as possible. Food with a different
color has
score. The game will end when the snake hits itself or the player hits
ESC key.
-----Use link list is a must.


Owing to the file is quite a lot of code, I think I will use another
method to tell you the error. But now, I suffer a problem in Dev C++,
here is the code:
using namespace std;

struct CarType{
       string maker;
       int year;
       float price;


 void getYourCar(CarType & car);

int main()
    CarType myCar, yourCar;

    myCar.make = "Mercedes";
    myCar.year = 2008;
    myCar.price = 556653;


    cout << "Your car is a: " << yourCar.maker << endl;
    cout << fixed << showpoint << setprecision(2) <<
         "I will offer $" << yourCar.price -100 << "for your car."

    return 0;


void getYourCar(CarType & car)
     cout << "Enter your maker: ";
     cin >> car.maker;
     cout << "Enter the year: ";
     cin >> car.year;
     cout << "Enter the price:$";
     cin >> car.price;

Error messages are gotten.

Compiler: Default compiler
Executing g++.exe...
g++.exe "C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\structtest.cpp" -o "C:
\Documents and Settings\Desktop\structtest.exe" -I"C:\Dev-Cpp\lib
\gcc\mingw32\3.4.2\include" -I"C:\Dev-Cpp\include\c++
\3.4.2\backward" -I"C:\Dev-Cpp\include\c++\3.4.2\mingw32" -I"C:\Dev-
Cpp\include\c++\3.4.2" -I"C:\Dev-Cpp\include" -L"C:\Dev-Cpp\lib"
C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\structtest.cpp:12: error: new types
may not be defined in a return type
C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\structtest.cpp:12: error: two or
more data types in declaration of `getYourCar'

C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\structtest.cpp: In function `int
C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\structtest.cpp:19: error: 'struct
CarType' has no member named 'make'

C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\structtest.cpp: In function `void
C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\structtest.cpp:35: error: new
declaration `void getYourCar(CarType&)'
C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\structtest.cpp:12: error: ambiguates
old declaration `CarType getYourCar(CarType&)'

Execution terminated

This code should be no problem, why it still cannot run in Dev C++?

Oh, you are right, it is my careless mistake.
Now , the following is my snake game's error:
Compiler: Default compiler
Building Makefile: "E:\Dev C++\CityU\Snake\"
Executing make...
make.exe -f "E:\Dev C++\CityU\Snake\" all
g++.exe -D__DEBUG__ -c main.cpp -o main.o -I"C:/Dev-Cpp/lib/gcc/
mingw32/3.4.2/include" -I"C:/Dev-Cpp/include/c++/3.4.2/backward" -
I"C:/Dev-Cpp/include/c++/3.4.2/mingw32" -I"C:/Dev-Cpp/include/c++/
3.4.2" -I"C:/Dev-Cpp/include" -g3

In file included from SnakeList.h:5,
                 from FoodList.h:10,
                 from main.cpp:13:

SnakeNode.h:19:7: warning: extra tokens at end of #endif directive

g++.exe -D__DEBUG__ FoodList.o FoodNode.o main.o SnakeList.o
SnakeNode.o -o "Snake.exe" -L"C:/Dev-Cpp/lib" colorScreen.a timer.a -

Execution terminated
Compilation successful

-----------here is SnakeList.h------------------
#ifndef _SNAKE_LIST_
#define _SNAKE_LIST_

#include "colorScreen.h"
#include "SnakeNode.h"
#include "FoodList.h"

class SnakeList
    SnakeList(ColorScreen& g);

    void adds (ColorScreen g, int x,int y,char in) ;
    //void adds (ColorScreen g,int x,int y,char in) ;

    void display(const SnakeNode* ptr,ColorScreen g,int sx,int sy,char
in) ;
    void display(ColorScreen g,int sx, int sy,char in) ;

    // function to search X hits body;
    bool search(SnakeNode* ptr);
    bool search();

    void move(ColorScreen g,int x,int y, char in);
    void move(SnakeNode*& ptr,ColorScreen g, int x,int y, char in);

    void clear(SnakeNode*& ptr,ColorScreen g, int sx,int sy);
    void clear(ColorScreen g,int sx,int sy);

    int length (const SnakeNode* ptr) const;
    int length() const;


    ColorScreen sGame;
    int maxlen,size;
    SnakeNode *head;



What is wrong?

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