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Old 06-15-2005, 01:16 AM   #1
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Making executabe files


Hai friends

i have developed an application in c language. Now I want to make an executable file for that.
I don't know how to do....so please help me
 
Old 06-15-2005, 01:40 AM   #2
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Old 06-15-2005, 02:22 AM   #3
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i don't want to make .exe file. i want to execute my program
using its name.. like vi..
my program name is 'lncur' . i want to run my program using command
lncur. is there any way to do this
 
Old 06-15-2005, 02:24 AM   #4
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Quote:
Originally posted by mili
i don't want to make .exe file. i want to execute my program
using its name.. like vi..
my program name is 'lncur' . i want to run my program using command
lncur. is there any way to do this
 
Old 06-15-2005, 02:35 AM   #5
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chmod 755 lncur

./lncur
 
Old 06-15-2005, 02:51 AM   #6
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i want to use only' lncur' as a command.is there any way
 
Old 06-15-2005, 03:12 AM   #7
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Assuming your using gcc and it's a single file the command would be

gcc -Wall -o whatyouwanttonamethefile thenthesourcefile.c

-Wall gives you very verbose compiling. You should always use it.
-o tells the compiler the name you want to call your file

So for example with Incur as the name I want to execute and Incur.c as the
name of the file to compile I would do

gcc -Wall -o Incur Incur.c

Hope that helps.

Zack
 
Old 06-15-2005, 03:40 AM   #8
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in this case also i have to give ./lncur
i want to use only 'lncur' to run
 
Old 06-15-2005, 07:34 AM   #9
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linux only searches for a command using the path environment. Since the directory where lncur is located is not in your path then with out the ./ you will see a command not found error. BTW ./ is a shortcut for current working directory.

To see your current path environment use the following command:
echo $PATH

You can add a directory to your users path environment via your /.bash_profile file like:
PATH=$PATH:/data/myprogram

To add the path for all users add the directory to the /etc/profile file.

Of course you can always move the executable to a directory that is already in the path.

Last edited by michaelk; 06-15-2005 at 07:35 AM.
 
Old 06-15-2005, 07:59 AM   #10
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Hmm -- tough question... it depends how it was developed. You might have to do a
Code:
qmake
make
or perhaps
Code:
gcc main.c
maybe just
Code:
make
Did you write the app for qt? gnome? using an application editor? or is it a text-based proggy from emacs? do you have makefiles? and the list goes on, unfortunately. Let us know how you wrote the program, and what files are involved, then we can give you something to go on...
 
Old 06-15-2005, 08:04 AM   #11
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sorry, i got a bit ahead of myself there -- i thought you were looking for compiling info.

All you have to do is go into one of the bin directories (me, i prefer /usr/local/bin), be root, and type
[code]
ln -s *path to your program* /usr/local/bin/lncur
[code]

This should do what you want...
 
Old 06-16-2005, 02:32 AM   #12
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thank you sir ..it works....
 
  


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