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Write and run a quick C program

Terminal - Write and run a quick C program
alias cstdin='echo "Ctrl-D when done." && gcc -Wall -o ~/.stdin.exe ~/.stdin.c && ~/.stdin.exe'
2009-11-19 16:38:51
User: taliver
Functions: alias gcc
-3
Write and run a quick C program

This is a quick hack to make a gcc caller. Since it runs with gcc instead of tcc, it's a bit more trustworthy as far as the final answers of things go.

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Terminal - Alternatives
cat | gcc -x c -o a.out - && ./a.out && rm a.out
2009-12-27 04:37:24
User: dgalling
Functions: c++ cat gcc rm
-2

This should work on any unix platform running bash. Just type the program into cat and give it a ^D when you're done, at which time it will compile, run, and remove the program. Obviously, you can run it without the "rm a.out" if you'd like to keep the binary. If you want to keep the source, well, you might as well just write it in vi or emacs first then.

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I would suggest not using ~/.stdin.exe as that could be confused for the Windows executable format, if you must have an extension use .elf.

Comment by matthewbauer 242 weeks and 6 days ago

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