You try to compile a program with "gcc nameofprog.cc". You get this output:
"warning: deprecated conversion from string constant to 'char*' [-Wwrite-strings]"
What do you do to compile your program?
The program may still compile and run. Look for the a.out file to be created. It may be a working C program. Just run it like this: ./a.out
To get rid of the error, which is recommended as future C compilers may not be so forgiving, do the following. First find the line number throwing the error. The compilation error should have looked like this:
That means line 15 of the program named foobar.cc is causing the problem. Line 15 will look something like this:
char* other = "coolphrase";
Rewrite it to be like this:
char const * other = "coolphrase";