Compilation in .c : What happens when you type gcc main.c?

Components of Compiler
  1. Preprocessor: Remove comments and include header files in source code, replace macro name with code


What is gcc?

How we can use gcc?

gcc - - help
manual that will appear when you use gcc — — help


  1. You want run ony the preprocessor for the file test.c
  • First go to your manuall (gcc - - help) and search the option to preprocessor (-E)
  • Then use with gcc
gcc -E test.c
  • Again, search in your manual and you will find “-o” . So add your “-o” before of the file that you want to apply. In this case, before “result” because, you want to create this file
gcc -E test,c -o result
Advanced problem of the day: 101-quote.c
gcc -Wall 101-quote.c




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