Cgo: use of external c file

in cgo doc i found: “When the Go tool sees that one or more Go files use the special import “C”, it will look for other non-Go files in the directory and compile them as part of the Go package. Any…”

so i moved my c code from go file preamble to an external c file

but when i “go run/build” it doesn’t find the functions in c file

what am I doing wrong? or what I did not understand

thanks in advance

How are you building your project?

“go run main.go” or “go build main.go”, nothing special; it’s a try to use a c library from go (and it works very well inside the preamble), very very simple, very few lines of code

You have to build the whole package, e.g. go build . for the current directory. If you just say to build main.go, you’ll only get main.go.

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ok it worked; thanks a lot

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