Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Seperate implementation/header files

Posted on 1998-12-22
5
Medium Priority
?
216 Views
Last Modified: 2011-09-20
Hi,
I'm using g++ and can't find the right flags/procedure to compile/use a class I wrote with seperate header and implementation files.
0
Comment
Question by:bod_1
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:sosedada
ID: 1180856
Is this a template class?
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
nbell earned 200 total points
ID: 1180857
The following is a make file which can be used on a UNIX system to compile with g++ (you can of course issue the same commands from the command line):

# make file comment

executablefilename: source1.o source2.o cpstring.o
      g++ -o executablefilename source1.o source2.o cpstring.o
source2.o: source2.cpp
      g++ -c source2.cpp
source1.o: source1.cpp
      g++ -c source1.cpp
cpstring.o: cpstring.cpp
      g++ -c cpstring.cpp


as far as the header files go, you will have them #included in your .cpp files.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:nbell
ID: 1180858
As an addendum to my answer, if you decide to use a make file they must follow a strict format which includes tabs which did not show up in my copy/paste.
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:sosedada
ID: 1180859
The above makefile is very limited.  It doesn't handle include files in different directories, libraries, templates, or any compiler options.
0
 

Author Comment

by:bod_1
ID: 1180860
Ah, that's perfect.
Thanks nbell.
sosedada, no, it's just a regular class.  Before I asked the question I waded through a few of the previous ones and it saw something about template classes being some sort of a special exception but nope, just a plain old class.
Thanks guys.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When writing generic code, using template meta-programming techniques, it is sometimes useful to know if a type is convertible to another type. A good example of when this might be is if you are writing diagnostic instrumentation for code to generat…
Basic understanding on "OO- Object Orientation" is needed for designing a logical solution to solve a problem. Basic OOAD is a prerequisite for a coder to ensure that they follow the basic design of OO. This would help developers to understand the b…
The goal of the video will be to teach the user the concept of local variables and scope. An example of a locally defined variable will be given as well as an explanation of what scope is in C++. The local variable and concept of scope will be relat…
The viewer will learn how to pass data into a function in C++. This is one step further in using functions. Instead of only printing text onto the console, the function will be able to perform calculations with argumentents given by the user.
Suggested Courses

609 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question