Can collect2 just generate the c file?

Ian Lance Taylor
Fri Jan 13 16:26:00 GMT 2006

Perry Smith <> writes:

> Can I call g++ with arguments so that it will generate the source
> file (I assume it is a .c file) and then stop.
> I want to call the linker myself.  I think that is going to be easier
> to do in my situation.

g++ does not generate C code.  It translates directly from C++ to
assembler code.

You can get the assembler code with -S, or the assembler output with
-c.  Using -c will give you a .o file which you can use to call the
linker yourself.


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