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By default compile, if you run a MinGW compiled command-line utility and pass it a wildcard argument such as *.c, it acts exactly as a unix utility and looks for every file ending in .c in your current file directory, replacing the *.c argument with the name of every one of those files so that your program never actually sees the *.c. To prevent this "globbing," put CRT_noglob.o (in the MinGW library directory) at the beginning of your link list when linking.

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