The Definitive Guide to GCC, 2nd Edition

The GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) offers a variety of compilers for different programming languages including C, C++, Java, Fortran, and Ada. The Definitive Guide to GCC, Second Edition has been revised to reflect the changes made in the most recent major GCC release, version 4. Providing in-depth information on GCC’s enormous array of features and options, and introducing crucial tools such as autoconf, gprof, and libtool, this book functions as both a guide and reference.

This book goes well beyond a general introduction to GCC and covers key programming techniques such as profiling and optimization that, when used in conjunction with GCC’s advanced features, can greatly improve application performance. This second edition will prove to be an invaluable resource, whether youre a student seeking familiarity with this crucial tool or an expert who uses GCC on a daily basis.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Using GCC’s C Compiler
Chapter 2. Using GCC’s C++ Compiler
Chapter 3. Using GCC’s Fortran Compiler
Chapter 4. Using GCC’s Java Compiler
Chapter 5. Optimizing Code with GCC
Chapter 6. Analyzing Code Produced with GCC Compilers
Chapter 7. Using Autoconf and Automake
Chapter 8. Using Libtool
Chapter 9. Troubleshooting GCC
Chapter 10. Additional GCC and Related Topic Resources
Chapter 11. Compiling GCC
Chapter 12. Building and Installing Glibc
Chapter 13. Using Alternate C Libraries
Chapter 14. Building and Using C Cross-Compilers

Appendix A. Using GCC Compilers
Appendix B. Machine- and Processor-Specific Options for GCC
Appendix C. Using GCC’s Online Help

Book Details

  • Paperback: 584 pages
  • Publisher: Apress; 2nd Edition (August 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1590595858
  • ISBN-13: 978-1590595855
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