Title: a.out file in backtrack 4
Post by: joshboss1234 on February 18, 2010, 04:44:54 PM
is was looking for a file in backtrack 4 and i accendentally moved an a.out file to the desktop. i dont know where i moved it from. i think at the time i was looking in one of the bin folders. any idea where this belongs? thanks
Title: Re: a.out file in backtrack 4
Post by: zeroflaw on February 19, 2010, 04:59:11 AM
Well when you compile C source code with the GCC compiler and don't specify the output file it will get the default name "a.out".
It's an binary executable file that you can run with the command "./a.out".
I'm not sure where you got this file from, so I would suggest opening it in an editor and see if you can get any hints from that.