An Introduction to GCC
by Brian J. Gough, Richard M. Stallman
Publisher: Network Theory Ltd 2004
Number of pages: 144
Topics covered include: compiling C and C++ programs using header files and libraries, warning options, use of the preprocessor, static and dynamic linking, debugging, optimization, platform-specific options, profiling and coverage testing, paths and environment variables, and the C++ standard library and templates. Features a special foreword by Richard M. Stallman, principal developer of GCC and founder of the GNU Project.
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