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Default PHP to parse C code

I was thinking to senario like this:
I will create a text area where I will allow student to write their C code in that text area.
I wanna create a button called [Compile].
This button will compile my C code in text area.
(Expectation: The compile button will compile my C code and give the output exactly the same as gcc compiler)
Could someone let me know how to start with it.
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It's possible to use the exec,passthru and system functions to call external programs from a PHP script and return their output. Exec returns the output to an array rather than outputting raw data, so this may be more suitable.

The steps I would take to approach this:
1) Fetch code from textarea and write to a new C source file.
2) Use exec to pass the file to your compiler and return the output.
3) Output the array.

There may be a more elegant means of dealing with external programs but this is the best method that springs to mind.



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