Need help with basic programming in Terminal

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by shabani1, May 16, 2009.

  1. shabani1 macrumors newbie

    May 16, 2009
    I'm new to Mac Forums so please forgive me if this is posted in the wrong area. I've been following this thread:
    . At this point I'm stuck due to my lack of Unix skills and familiarity with macs. If anyone could help me I would really appreciate it.

    I was able to build a Unix executable file called ccextractor. When I open this file it shows me the documentation for the program and ends with the following:

    Error: (This help screen was shown because there were no input files).

    The beginning of the documentation shows the following syntax:

    ccextractor [options] inputfile1 [inputfile2...] [-o outputfilename] [-o1 outputfilename1] [-o2 outputfilename2]

    My question is where do I enter this syntax? I try typing it into terminal and get:

    ccextractor: command not found

  2. BlueRevolution macrumors 603


    Jul 26, 2004
    Montreal, QC

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