please help

Deva Seetharam deva@media.mit.edu
Wed Dec 18 06:33:00 GMT 2002


gcc.gnu.org has tons of docs on installation, configuration and usage.

Deva Seetharam


On Wed, 18 Dec 2002, Rupert Wood wrote:

> Ashwin Varma wrote:
> 
> > i am new to gcc. i wanted to do some development using
> > C on gcc. could you help me by telling me which files
> > to download and so on.
> 
> If you don't already have a C compiler on your system, you should
> download a binary distribution of GCC from
> 
>     http://gcc.gnu.org/install/binaries.html
> 
> or, if you're using linux or similar, install the one provided with your
> OS.
> 
> If you do have a C compiler and want to build and use the latest GCC,
> you go to your local GNU mirror site (see
> http://gcc.gnu.org/mirrors.html) and the gnu/gcc/gcc-3.2.1 directory:
> from there, you can download gcc-3.2.1.tar.gz which contains the
> complete set of languages and testsuite or you can download
> gcc-core-3.2.1.tar.gz which contains C and then add other languages as
> you like from the other files. This is described
> http://gcc.gnu.org/install/download.html.
> 
> You'll also need to install your OS's assembler, linker and development
> C libraries: the GNU binutils package will contain versions of the first
> two.
> 
> Good luck,
> Rup.
> 
> 



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