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compiles a string of C code and creates an executable file.

compiles a C or mprep source file.

compiles a number of C and mprep source files into an executable.


  • To use CreateExecutable, you first need to load it using Needs["CCompilerDriver`"].
  • If CreateExecutable cannot find a suitable C compiler, it issues a message and returns $Failed.
  • The extension given to the executable depends on the setting of $OperatingSystem.
  • If an input file has the extension .tm, CreateExecutable will treat it as a Wolfram Symbolic Transfer Protocol (WSTP) template file and use mprep to process it.
  • In CreateExecutable[{file1,},name], each of the filei can be specified as "path" or File["path"].
  • The following options can be given:
  • "Compiler"Automaticthe compiler to use
    "CleanIntermediate"Automaticwhether temporary files should be deleted
    "CreateBinary"Truewhether the executable file should be created
    "CompileOptions"""options to pass through to the compiler
    "CompilerInstallation"Automaticlocation of the compiler software
    "CompilerName"Automaticwhich compile command to use
    "Debug"Falsecompiles with debug information, does not clean the intermediate output, and prints the compile commands and output
    "Defines"{}C preprocessor defines to use for the build
    "ExtraObjectFiles"{}previously compiled object files to include in the executable
    "IncludeDirectories"{}directories to add to the include path
    "Language"Automaticwhat language the source code is in (can be used to assume source is C or C++ rather than relying on automatic detection)
    "Libraries"{}libraries to use to build the executable
    "LibraryDirectories"{}directories to add to the library lookup path
    "LinkerOptions"{}options passed to the linker
    "PreCompileCommands"""shell commands to run before compilation
    "PostCompileCommands"""shell commands to run after compilation
    "ShellCommandFunction"Nonefunction to call with the shell commands used for compilation
    "ShellOutputFunction"Nonefunction to call with the shell output of running the compilation commands
    "SystemCompileOptions"{}options to pass through to the compiler before "CompileOptions"
    "SystemIncludeDirectories"Automaticdirectories to locate Wolfram Language header files
    "SystemLibraries"AutomaticWolfram Language libraries
    "SystemLibraryDirectories"Automaticdirectories to locate Wolfram Language libraries
    "SystemLinkerOptions"{}options passed to the linker before "LinkerOptions"
    "TargetDirectory"Automaticthe directory in which the executable file should be created
    "TargetSystemID"$SystemIDthe system for which output should be generated
    "WorkingDirectory"Automaticthe directory in which temporary files should be generated


基本范例  (1)基本范例  (1)

First, load the package:

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Create an executable from C code:

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Run the example and import its output:

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