Thread: Need Help with Multiple .cpp files.

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    Need Help with Multiple .cpp files.

    I wanted to create a mega program which is very large. So i thought of creating multiple .cpp files and then interlink them later. but i cant figure out how to go about that. How do i link a .cpp file that contain a funtion which is called in another .cpp file, i.e how do i link a separate program which contains a function with a program in which that funtion is called? Is this even possible?

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    Basically, you compile each individual source file and link the resulting source files to form your final executable program.
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