Write and run a quick C program

alias cstdin='echo "Ctrl-D when done." && gcc -Wall -o ~/.stdin.exe ~/.stdin.c && ~/.stdin.exe'
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.
Sample Output
$ cat ~/.stdin.c
#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <string.h>
#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/stat.h>
#include <unistd.h>
#include <utmp.h>
#include <errno.h>

int main(int argc, char *argv[]) {
  #include "/dev/tty"
  return 0;
}

$ cstdin
Ctrl-D when done.
printf("Size of an unsigned long long is %lu\n", sizeof (unsigned long long));
Size of an unsigned long long is 8

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By: taliver
2009-11-19 16:38:51

What Others Think

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.
matthewbauer · 459 weeks and 1 day ago

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