gcc header file help should be a minor problem

Greg Chicares gchicares@sbcglobal.net
Fri Sep 21 00:07:00 GMT 2007


On 2007-09-20 22:25Z, patrickinminneapolis wrote:
> 
> This works fine : 
> gcc -c -fpic example.c example_wrap.c

I thought that'd give a (harmless) warning about '-fpic', but anyway...

> But I want to include files in a different directory, so just to test, I
> moved example_wrap.c to c:\ , i tested
> gcc -c -fpic -I/cygdrive/c/ example.c example_wrap.c  //failed (couldn't
> find example_wrap.c)

'-I' is for finding headers named in an #include directive. But
'example_wrap.c' is a source file, not a header, so do this:

gcc -c example.c /cygdrive/c/example_wrap.c

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