How would I make a c++ prgoram make a .exe file?

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    How would I make a c++ prgoram make a .exe file?

    How would I make a c++ prgoram make a .exe file?

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    Care to be more specific?
    My best code is written with the delete key.

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    If this is a continuation of what you were talking about in a recent thread, then what you are wanting to do is make a compiler, which is extremely difficult. To make a complete compiled you will need to learn machine code (very smilar to assembly, but you will need to be writing binary), and get very good at processing the data in a C/C++ file (parsing).

    You could of course, have your C++ program write the C/C++ code it wants made into an .exe file into a text file, and then run it through a command-line compiler by using the system() command to call the compiler with the appropriate options. Just include the compiler with your program (if legal, of course).

    I would recommend the latter option. It's very simple and gets the job done just as well. The only problem is distributing the compiler with your program.

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    yes ok so as you might know by know I love game maker.

    So now I want to make a program, first, then a dll.

    In the program I want it to be able to compile a .exe program. I am trying to make a file splitter but I need someway to put it back together.

    I can't think of anythign else to add.

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    Well if you're asking how to make a compiler, you're not going to get very far by asking how in a thread. They're talking about it over in the GD forum right now. You might get some ideas from monitoring that thread. Also browse through directory.google.com and look for some tutorials on compiler development.

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    well lactaully you gave me an awsome idea. Command Line Paramiters.

    Now, like you said, I need a free (and legal) compiler to give out. Small too.

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    Well as long as you comply with the GNU Open Source License, you may be able to use one of the ports of GCC. I'm not sure what size you're likely to get.

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    lol well forget thsi whole thing.

    The person who made game maker, well... isn't the smartest in the world.

    sorry to waste your time...

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    How does game maker come into this?

    I'm curious...

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    lol dlls. Game Maker can take and use dlls. C++ can make dlls. That is where.

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