I wrote this string palindrome program that reads input from a text file. All the syntax are correct but I have an error I couldn't understand. Any help is appreciated, thanks!!!

First, this is the error message:

Error 1 error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol "char * newToCheck"
(?newToCheck@@3PADA)

And this...

Error 2 error LNK1120: 1 unresolved externals

This is my code so far:

#include <iostream>
#include <fstream>

using namespace std;

const int strSize = 0xFF;
ifstream infile;
char checkPhrase[strSize], origPhrase[strSize], newToCheck[];
int cleanup (char*, int), newCount;
bool palindrome (char*, int, int);

int main()
{	
	infile.open ("C:\\Documents and Settings\\student\\Desktop\\PalindromeData.rbh");

	if (!infile)
	{
		cout << "File not found.  Check your directory and/or file and try again.\n\nEnter any key to exit..." << endl;
		cin.get();
		exit(1);
	}
	
	while (!infile.eof())
	{
		infile.getline(origPhrase, sizeof(checkPhrase));
		for (int i = 0; i < strSize; i++)
			checkPhrase[i] = origPhrase[i];
		newCount = cleanup (checkPhrase, strlen(checkPhrase));
                newToCheck [newCount];
		for (int n = 0; n < newCount; n++)
			newToCheck[n] = checkPhrase[n];
		if (palindrome (newToCheck, 0 , newCount - 1)) 
			cout << "The phrase " << origPhrase << " is a Palindrome\r\n.";
		else 
			cout << "The phrase " << origPhrase << " is not a Palindrome\r\n.";
	}

	infile.close();
	cin.get();
	return 0;
}

int cleanup (char* phrase, int size)
{
    int currentChar = 0;
    for(int i = 0; i < size; i++)
    {
        if(((int)phrase[i] >= 48 && (int)phrase[i] <= 57) || ((int)phrase[i] >= 65 && (int)phrase[i] <= 90) || ((int)phrase[i] >= 97 && (int)phrase[i] <= 122))
        {
              phrase[currentChar] = tolower(phrase[i]);
              currentChar++;
        }
    }
    return currentChar;
}

bool palindrome (char* phrase, int start, int end)
{
    if(phrase[start] == phrase[end])
    {
        if(start == end || start + 1 == end)
        {
            return true;                         
        }
        else
        {
            return palindrome(phrase, start + 1, end - 1);  
        }
    }
    else
    {
        return false;
    }
}

I have no idea what newToCheck is for.

Line 8 defines it as a char pointer. No size so there's no storage.
Line 29 seems to serve no purpose at all.
Line 31 uses newToCheck[n] but the location has no storage space, so even if you tried to run the program you'll probably crash.

ahh thank you so much! I missed that part. I forgot storage on line 8!

Thanks again!

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