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{
    "cmd": ["g++ ${file} -o ${file_path}/${file_base_name} && echo 'Build Finished' && ${file_path}/${file_base_name}"],
    "shell" : true
}
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  • cmd + b
@macervoni
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Thank You! The easiest solution I've found after searching multiple locations.

@gospodinove
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It doesn't work for some reason. After I use cin, the program just enter a constant waiting-for-input state. Do you know how to fix this?

@jatzz10
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jatzz10 commented Jan 10, 2019

@gospodinove Try this ->

{
"cmd": ["g++", "-Wall", "-ansi", "-pedantic-errors", "$file_name", "-o", "${file_base_name}.exe", "&&", "start", "cmd", "/k" , "$file_base_name"],
"selector": "source.cpp",
"working_dir": "${file_path}",
"path": "C:/MinGW/bin", // Path of installed gcc compiler directory
"shell": true
}

It worked for me.

@JadedBeast
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JadedBeast commented Mar 6, 2019

@gospodinove Try this ->

{
"cmd": ["g++", "-Wall", "-ansi", "-pedantic-errors", "$file_name", "-o", "${file_base_name}.exe", "&&", "start", "cmd", "/k" , "$file_base_name"],
"selector": "source.cpp",
"working_dir": "${file_path}",
"path": "C:/MinGW/bin", // Path of installed gcc compiler directory
"shell": true
}

It worked for me.
I used yours and made few modifications to avoid errors such as using iterators and long long since it's not supported .Thank you for sharing yours , it really helped.
I changed only this :
"cmd": ["g++","-Wall","-ansi", "-std=c++11", "$file_name", "-o", "${file_base_name}.exe", "&&", "start", "cmd", "/k" , "$file_base_name"],

@AKB1794
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AKB1794 commented Sep 6, 2019

Thanks , It works for me.
{
"cmd": ["g++", "-Wall", "-ansi", "-pedantic-errors", "$file_name", "-o", "${file_base_name}.exe", "&&", "start", "cmd", "/k" , "$file_base_name"],
"selector": "source.cpp",
"working_dir": "${file_path}",
"path": "C:/MinGW/bin", // Path of installed gcc compiler directory
"shell": true
}

@Taara-Sinh-Aatrey
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Taara-Sinh-Aatrey commented Jun 3, 2020

It worked for me but when i am trying to launch wsl instead of cmd then i am facing problem.Actually the wsl launches and before i could see the screen , it closes.So can anyone guide me how can i launch wsl.exe?I have tried to use the below code for launching wsl.
{
"cmd": ["g++","-Wall","-ansi", "-std=c++17", "$file_name", "-o", "${file_base_name}.exe", "&&", "start", "wsl.exe", "/k" , "$file_base_name"],
"selector": "source.cpp",
"working_dir": "${file_path}",
"path": "C:/MinGW/bin", // Path of installed gcc compiler directory
"shell": true
}

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