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Compile linux program under windows.

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Hi,

Opening eclipse from windows operating system is it possible to create a project in c language and compile the program for linux and not for windows?If possible, can someone give me some guidance?

I didn't find the right solution from the internet.
Feb 24 '18 #1
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It is better to download a set of tools for compiling Linux programs by MinGW

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Feb 24 '18 #2

weaknessforcats
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The short answer is no. Windows isn't Linux.

The longer answer is yes but you will need to "wrap" system libraries in such a way that when you build on Linux you use Linux libraries and when you build on Windows you use Windows libraries and your code uses neither but calls the library wrapper function you invented.

These things have already been done. Just select a library to use, pay money and off you go.

Read up on how to cross-compile.
Feb 24 '18 #3

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