Ubuntu – How to compile a C code in one directory in another directory using GCC


I want to compile a C source code which I wrote in one directory in another directory. Is it possible like this? If it is possible how do I achieve that?

Best Answer

  • Try this for compiling.

    gcc file.c -o directory/myOutput

    and run it.


    if this doesn't work try this for compile and move the output file to a directory.

    gcc file.c -o [compiled ouput file] & mv [compiled ouput file] [your directory]
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