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horrible programming thing of the day: put this line at the top of a single-file C program

//usr/bin/gcc $0 && ./a.out;exit

and chmod +x it. now you have a C script you don't have to compile and run with separate invocations, just call it like any script :)

@noiob i trust you to know how to modify this with the compiler of your choice

@typhlosion imo you should make it more cursed by having it check for existing compilers and trying to install one via popular packet managers

@noiob i prefer the simplicity of this "solution"

@typhlosion I had to think really hard to figure out why this should work 😅

ISTR there was an obscure C compiler that specifically documented using it in a shebang line… ah, yes, it was bellard.org/tcc/

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