Re: ".x" and ".X" commands do the same?

From: Axel Naumann <>
Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2006 09:21:43 +0200


for backward compatibility reasons, I cannot disable the warning if no file() func in file.C is found. I have updated the doc to reflect that for ROOT's Cint ".x" and ".X" are the same. It will arrive in ROOT's CVS soon.

Cheers, Axel.

Vassili Maroussov wrote:
> Dear ROOTers,
> according to the ROOT ".help" command ".x file.C" should simply evaluate
> statements from the file.C (like they are typed in the ROOT command
> line), and ".X file.C" should load file.C and execute the function
> "file()". However both ".X" and ".x" are looking for the function
> "file()" in the file.C and complain if the the function isn't found.
> What's wrong? I'm using ROOT5.11 on SLC3.06.
> Regards,
> Vassili.
Received on Fri Sep 08 2006 - 09:21:51 MEST

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