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How to configure run button for C++ repository
Glare (236)

Hi there. I'm new to Repl, and I have been trying to run some C++ files from my repository but unfortunately, I don't know what to put for "Configure run button". How can I run any C++ file from my repo that I am looking at. I have many of them in my repo, so do I have to configure it every time? Thank you.

Answered by DynamicSquid (4782) [earned 5 cycles]
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DynamicSquid (4782)

In the .replit file, do:

run="g++ -o <exe file> <file>"

So for example if you're trying to run test.cpp, then you would do:

g++ -o test test.cpp
Glare (236)

@DynamicSquid So I would have to change this I want to run another .cpp file?

DynamicSquid (4782)

@Glare show me your code, I could take a look at it

Coder100 (17479)

repositories don't run programs...

do you mean repl?
Next time just commit the .replit file:

run="g++ <file>.cpp"

Where <file> is the cpp file.

Does that help?

EDIT: I read your question wrong

Here is the run command:

g++ main.cpp ; ./a.out

Now, I am assuming you are trying to run the main.cpp file, but if you want to configure what gets run each time:

echo -e "enter in files" files ; g++ $files ; ./a.out
Glare (236)

@Coder100 Sorry, that's what I meant. Yes, thanks a lot for your help :)