Create Share lib in C/CPP

How to Create Shared lib :

First, create a source file for your library. Let’s call it mylib.c. Here’s an example of what the file might contain:

#include <stdio.h>
void say_hello()
printf(“Hello from my library!\n”);
Compile the source file into an object file:
gcc -c -Wall -Werror -fpic mylib.c -o mylib.o

The -c flag tells the compiler to stop after compiling, and not to attempt to link the object file. The -Wall and -Werror flags enable compiler warnings and treat them as errors. The -fpic flag generates position-independent code, which is required for shared libraries. Finally, we specify the input and output files.
Link the object file into a shared library:

gcc -shared -o mylib.o

The -shared flag tells the linker to create a shared library instead of an executable. We specify the output file name,, which follows the standard naming convention for shared libraries.
That’s it! You now have a shared library that can be used by other programs. To use the library in a C program, you would include the header file and link against the library:

#include “mylib.h”
int main()
return 0;

gcc -Wall -o myprogram myprogram.c -L. -lmylib

The -L. flag tells the linker to look for the library file in the current directory, and -lmylib specifies that we want to link against


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