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problems running simple c program

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although the program is a long one
yet
the error it generates is that of the error when you run a blank file with "ctrl F9"
                  Linker error :unable to open file in C0.asm
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by:hongjun
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Maybe you could post the code here so that we could solve it for you.

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by:Pacman
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according to the hotkey I assume your are using a kind of borland compiler ? What do u mean with "run" and "blank file" ???
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by:Iexpert
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C0.asm is the startup routine that calls main I think.
So emm what do you mean by blank file?
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by:vhawargi
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C0.asm is the one which calls main(). (at least in C++ compiler...)

all these object files are linked by the compiler. at this time the linker is trying to locate main(). since there is no code, (assumed, as you told it is blank file) the linker is cribbing..

probably your code has a main() with a different signature... could you elaborate on the specific problem?

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I stopped using Borland C++ when 5.0x was release. The error
you're experiencing is one of the reasons.
Now, this was a few years back so I'm sure I remember the
exact reason this happens, but I have a fuzzy memory of
having to either reboot the machine, or recreate the
project everytime it did happen.

And it happened a lot.

Not the worst thing that happened with BC5, one time borland
actually overwrote my source files with garbage.

Try rebooting, try recreating the project. If it solves something,
perhaps it will lead to the reason it happens in the first place.
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by:fultu
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by blank file I mean
you write absolutely nothing in the new file and try to compile it with ctrl F9

the error is same as is generatd when I try to run the programms that I GOt from the CD .as mentioned earlier
 
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