Mail Archives: djgpp/1999/07/07/20:05:31

From: wtanksle AT dolphin DOT openprojects DOT net (William Tanksley)
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: Now I'm REally confused...
References: <7m0c07$n1b$1 AT nnrp1 DOT deja DOT com>
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Date: Wed, 07 Jul 1999 23:01:05 GMT
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On Wed, 07 Jul 1999 20:06:41 GMT, kormt_sereg AT my-deja DOT com wrote:
>OK, so I can write the source code on a simple text editor like notepad.
>I did the code for hello.cpp and named it just that. Now to turn it into
>an .obj

You're okay so far, although I wonder where you saved hello.cpp.  In what

>I right click on gxx.exe and goto the command line

Pardon, I don't understand.  What does right clicking gxx.exe have to do
with the command line?

>and put
>gcc -c -Wall hello.cpp or so it says in readme1st. I did this and it
>didn't work. And I thought I was so close. :(

Can you tell us what you mean by "it didn't work."?  Did it give any
message?  Did it churn for a while, then give you back a command prompt
without displaying a message?

>Maybe I'm just nbot putting in the right command on the command line?

Your command looks correct, although I'm at a loss to guess why it didn't
work when I don't know what message the computer gave to you.


-William "Billy" Tanksley

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