C++ Program will not compile on linux

Posted on 2003-02-27
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2010-04-01
I cannot get this to compile using g++ in Mandrake 9.0 when I type the command "g++ valuecopy.cpp"

#include <iostream>
#include <stdlib.h>
int main(int argc, char *argv[])
        int start = 50;
        int finish;
        finish = start;
        cout << finish << endl;

        return 0;
Question by:webc0der
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Expert Comment

ID: 8040203
Between your last include and main, add

using namespace std;

Expert Comment

ID: 8040267
The first include is missing the ".h":

#include <iostream>   ->
#include <iostream.h>

Expert Comment

ID: 8040373
Ignore the last comment please.  That will work but it would have been the best answer 15 years ago.  (Some of us go way, way back)
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Accepted Solution

alexanderthegreat earned 80 total points
ID: 8040559
Just include "using namespace std;"
And then it works easy as that.

You should get "Anjuta" its free, the best compiler
for Linux.

Expert Comment

ID: 8042638
>> Just include "using namespace std;"

cup already said that. :-)


Expert Comment

ID: 8043334
Oh well i did not see that, thanks for letting me know thought.

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