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Old 06-10-2004, 09:11 PM   #1
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executing file


I am just new, i am using mandrake 10, and have started writing some c++ programs. My files compile fine with no errors, however when i try executing the program ive written it just says bash: exe: command not found. I am trying to use a.out to run my file, please tell me how to run my file. Thanks Heaps Beginner
 
Old 06-10-2004, 09:24 PM   #2
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Unlike windows, bash only searches the PATH environment not the current working directory for a command. You can either use the entire path or ./ or add the current working directory to the PATH:

/path/to/executable

./ is a short for current working directory i.e.
./executable

To add current working directory to your path:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...bash_profile+.
 
Old 06-10-2004, 09:28 PM   #3
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Thanks Michealk
I appreciate your help greatly.
 
  


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