Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by Young Jobs, Apr 20, 2006.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Young Jobs

    Mar 10, 2006
    How exactly do i compile a C++ program?
  2. macrumors 603


    Oct 16, 2003
    It would be easier to help you if you explain a little more about what you're trying to do.

    If you want to compile a small, single file, C++ program in a file called test.cpp, you can use the Terminal command g++ like so:

    g++ test.cpp -o test

    Then you can execute it like so:

  3. macrumors 6502a


    Oct 15, 2005
    You can use CPP Edit to compile simple, one-file C++ programs, but if you are going to be working on big projects, either use Xcode or the Terminal to compile.

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