help - linking error in vs2005pro

"Scooter" <>
Tue, 27 Jun 2006 06:11:34 -0700
ummm, nope i dont know programming, just experimenting here but ...
this worked prev (for the source's author) in older c++ ver (VS98) &
linking source with
ActiveWorlds 3.x sdk, ... but now with c++ ver8 (VS-2005 pro) , linking
same source
with ActiveWorlds 4.x sdk build 61, the below "struct" line errors.

*excerpted section within ccp

  BOOL CHamBotDlg::ExpandMacros(CString & sSource, CString & sDestination,
long lBotIndex)
       // for bot-specific items, uses m_lCurrentBot, if that's an existing
       CString sTemp;
       CString sNewBuffer;
       static char *spMonth[12] = {"Jan", "Feb", "Mar", "Apr", "May", "Jun",
                  "Jul", "Aug", "Sep", "Oct", "Nov", "Dec"};
       static char *spDayOfWeek[7] = {"Sunday", "Monday", "Tuesday",
                  "Wednesday", "Thursday", "Friday", "Saturday"};
       int i, iOffset;
       int iLen = sSource.GetLength();
       CTime xTime = CTime::GetCurrentTime();
       CTimeSpan xVRTOffset(0,2,0,0); // 2 hours offset from GMT
        xTime -= xVRTOffset;
-> struct tm *xpTime = xTime.GetGmtTm();
        char *spDest = sNewBuffer.GetBuffer(500);

* additional "if" , "for", "switch" , "case", stuff omited here to save

* error in Vs2005 pane shows- error c2660: 'ATL::CTime::GetGmtTm' :
does not take 0 arguments

ookay, like what arguments? ideas?
(using the 90 day trial IMG of VS2005 pro, and the msdn part of IMG has bad
files & wont install ,,, sure, i expected 2.7gig to dnload correctly, lol)

so, experimenting & changing line to ...
       struct tm *xpTime = xTime.GetGmtTm(0);

then at least project compiles / links / produces a release exe wich runs,
main window, gets dns conversion for AW host name, but then errors after
selecting a script file to start a bot, shows "unknown error" , (the debug
ver of the
same exe behaves same & shows debug assertion failed and
ref's to ATL & CTime)

any other values or char's within the ( ) causes linking (compiling?)
error , so far.


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