Unix: Using the GNU C/C++ Compiler

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If you want to use the GNU C (gcc) compiler to compile your code from the command line just type:

	gcc myprog.c	(every time you want to compile)

If you use Makefiles to compile your programs, then put the following line at the top of your Makefile:


If you have problems with this compiler, send a "trouble" report with a description of the problem.

For information on gcc, see our stock answer on What C Compilers are available. You may also type the following from your prompt:

	% man gcc

Finally, if you are familiar with the info system in emacs, there is information on gcc available by entering info with the keystrokes:

	C-h i

After entering emacs. You will find information on how to run the GNU compiler.

Last modified: 2007/11/06 15:28:3.763000 US/Eastern by
Created: 2007/11/06 15:28:3.763000 US/Eastern by brian.r.brinegar.1.


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