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Old 03-02-2005, 09:19 AM   #1
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running compiled c++ programs in Fedora


Whenever I compile my programs and finally get no errors I see the a.out file and when I type a.out I get this error message:
-bash: a.out: command not found
WHY?
 
Old 03-02-2005, 09:24 AM   #2
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To execute a compiled file from a bash prompt you need to use the command

./a.out
 
Old 03-02-2005, 09:54 AM   #3
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linux only uses the path environment to search for commands.

./ is a shortcut for the current working directory.
 
  


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