[RFC] changing gcc default output executable name (a.exe now)
Billinghurst, David (RTD)
Wed Jan 12 22:11:00 GMT 2000
I like this change.
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> From: Mumit Khan [SMTP:khan@NanoTech.Wisc.EDU]
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> Subject: [RFC] changing gcc default output executable name (a.exe
> Are people happy/ok with the fact that gcc on win32 produces a program
> called a.exe by default? For example,
> $ gcc foo.c
> will create a.exe. This is of course not really expected on DOS/Windows
> world, and causes all sorts of confusion. Also, this is simply lame even
> on Unix, and this historical bit should've disappeared long ago, but
> won't since it's a convention now.
> I'd like to move to creating <name>.exe, where <name> is the first file
> on the list you provided to gcc.
> $ gcc foo1.c foo2.c foo3.c
> will produce foo1.exe, not a.exe as it does now.
> Is this something we should change??
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