[RFC] changing gcc default output executable name (a.exe now)
Wed Jan 12 22:18:00 GMT 2000
In a message dated 1/12/2000 9:09:03 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> 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??
I suppose this is the most common mode of operation for commercial Windows
compilers. The Lahey compilers do it this way
$ lf95 sub1.f sub2.f
produces sub1.exe, as does
$ fcc sub1.c sub2.c
Now that is a turkey of a compiler.
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