Thread: problem running a C file through cmd

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    problem running a C file through cmd

    Hello everyone,
    I have a problem that might be simple but i really can't find its solution.

    I'm executing a batch file through cmd and one of the files is a c file.
    cmd returns: missing source file ..\..\SourceCode\filename.c
    I have visual studio 2013 installed.

    Does anyone help me solve that ?
    Thank you

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    Short, Self Contained, Correct Example
    We need more information than "a batch file" and "an error".

    Batch files don't run C source code.

    You need to compile your C code with a compiler (such as the one found in visual studio) to produce an executable (.exe) file.

    The .exe file is something you could call from your batch file.
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    The batch file is actually an exe .bat and the c file is a .c.
    The batch executes some codes .cpp and .c but only this .c file is returned missing through cmd.
    Last edited by thunderspeed; 03-01-2020 at 10:45 AM.

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