Archived Files & *.c Extension

Robert Harper harper at finsun.csc.fi
Fri Jul 26 08:05:14 EST 1991


In <9107260819.AA23419 at genbank.bio.net> MIKEF%BROWNVM at ICNUCEVM.CNUCE.CNR.IT (Mike Fessler) writes:

>Usually, files with the *.c extension aren't archived programs at all--
>rather, they're source code in the C programming language.

>In order to compile and run them, you'll need to check into the
>C compiler facilities available at your site.

>Hope this was of help,

>Mike Fessler, Brown '93

This is correct. If you have the sources on a UNIX just type "make",
and the makefile will do all the work for you to compile the code.
Under VMS there is a "com" file called VMSBUILD.COM which does does exactly 
the same thing in that it will give all the compiler commands to the
different .c source codes and compile BILF FIZ and ZOO for you.

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