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what is a diff b/w extension .c & .cp

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what is a diff b/w extension .c & .cpp?
can a c program can have extension .cpp or a c program must have extension .c only?
Sep 23 '10 #1
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Many compilers will compile c or c++ code. Generally they default to compiling as c if the file has a .c xtension and c++ if it has a .C, .cpp, .cxx extension.

However some compilers have command line switches that you can use to explicitly state which of the 2 languages you want to compile with.
Sep 23 '10 #2

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