November 22nd, 2002, 09:29 AM
C Compiler for RH Linux
My dad has just started teaching me C, which is going to be a challenge and a half but v. worth it, which, at the minute we're compiling on windose (he's never looked at *nix).
We're using M$ Visual C++ environment for compiling the code but i want to do most of my compiling on my RH 7.3 box.
Ive done a search for Linux compilers and there seems to be a few, however, im looking for one that would be most similar to the M$ one.
Since ive seen so many 'C/C++' threads here i thought i'd ask!
ps Im a complete n00b with this language!
November 22nd, 2002, 09:34 AM
r3b00+ gcc comes with redhat 7.3
look at the man pages for more info on the compliler i to am also learning the big C im a n00b to
to compile code with gcc type without the quote "gcc -o <what you want to call the compiled file> <file name>.c
as i said you can read the man page "man gcc" or tyep gcc --help
hope this help's
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November 22nd, 2002, 09:37 AM
Well to be quite honest, there is NO compiler simmilar to the MSVC one..
The most common compiler on unix GCC (GNU COMPILER COLLECTION (I believe)) is a command line based compiler,
if you are looking for a RAD suite for linux, look at Borland Kylix (going strong with version 3 now) or KDevelop (www.kde.org) or the GNome RAD suite (forgot the name)..
Hope that helps
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November 22nd, 2002, 10:19 AM
Thanks guys, you've been v. helpful!
Ill have a look at gcc when i get home.
Well here goes on my C journey!
ps Nice link prodikal, it'll come in very useful........and if you need a sparring partner in the C journey give us a shout!