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hmtng 03-12-2012 12:53 AM

compiling header file and souce files
hi all,

i am a newbie in linux..
anyone can help how to find out the meaning of -I. in compiling and linking the header file and source file ==> g++ -I. file1.cpp file2.cpp

Satyaveer Arya 03-12-2012 12:59 AM

Why don't you check the man page of g++ instead of asking here? First go through the man page, if you don't understand there then ask here.

knudfl 03-12-2012 01:34 AM

Welcome to LQ. .. :) ..

-I<dir> : Tells where to find the headers.
Example : -I/usr/include -I.

-I. is the current directory.
One period ( . ) means the current directory.


hmtng 03-22-2012 02:28 AM

thanks Knudfi.. for detail explanations..

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