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FreeOS.com: GCC options you should know

Jan 13, 2001, 13:07 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Anurag Phadke)

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"Using the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) isn't for the faint of heart or those used to the friendlier Windows IDEs. There are a huge number of command line options available for GCC. This article brings you the most commonly used and most useful options."

"Given below are the most often used gcc options. Though a lot more exist, these are the most commonly used ones (26 to be specific) and can make debugging easier. For more information refer to the man pages type "man gcc" at the command line. GCC offers a host of options, some even for the AMD-K62 processor."

"The common syntax is gcc [option] [filename]. All options listed below are case sensitive. The option -v differs completely from -V . Also options may be put together in pairs. So, -vc is different from -v -c."

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