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I have a stupid problem. I made a C++ file called test.cpp. It has the fallowing contents:

#include <cstdlib>
#include <iostream>
using namespace std;

int main() {
   cout << "Hello, World!" << endl;
   return 0;
Now, I ran
wiley:~ whammy$ g++ /Users/Whammy/Desktop/test.cpp
wiley:~ whammy$
Which I guess it means it worked, due to I see no errors. So I go to my desktop and see no compiled programm. I check my "Whammy" directory and I see a file named a.out which was produced by the compiler, It has a bunch of stuff in it that weird.

How can I get my compiler to work correctly?? so that it produces a programm rather then a a.out file.

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OMG im stupid >.< ./a.out and it shows my programm i feel stupid now
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You have forgetten that if you don't given the compiler a file name for the executable, that is will use the default of a.out.

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