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Offline Bit2_Gosu

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Program won't run
« on: October 12, 2009, 07:02:52 pm »

I've just installed CodeBlocks and am desperately trying to get the default main.c "hello world" file running.
I built a Console Project using GCC on Vista and pressed Build and Run but nothing shows in the build log - no console window shows up either. As I was wondering whether GCC actually exists on Windows I tried the same thing using Cygwin - with the same result.

Anybody a clue?

Offline stahta01

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Re: Program won't run
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2009, 09:01:42 pm »
Step 1. Install a compiler that works with Vista the newest MinGW GCC 3.4.5 works with Vista.
(The MinGW GCC bundled with the Code::Blocks IDE 8.02 does NOT work with Vista.)
Step 2. Learn the Basics of programing on an beginner site. THIS IS NOT A beginner site.
  • What a IDE is?
  • What an compiler is?
  • What an Library is? And, how to use them.
  • What an Header file is? And, how to use them.

After knowing the basics of C/C++ Programming

Turn ON "full compiler Logging" to help you learn how compiler works.

Read the FAQ and Manual and search the sites before asking questions

Standard Info needed when asking an question
What OS and version? example value: "Windows XP"
Code::Blocks version/SVN? example value "version 8.02" or "SVN 5555"
What Compiler and version? example value "MinGW GCC 3.4.5 (mingw-vista special r3)"

Specific info on problem
What was the error message? Cut and pasted (not reworded by user)

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