Function Prototype Generation

Tim Prince TimothyPrince@sbcglobal.net
Tue Jun 3 00:39:00 GMT 2008


Bob Smith wrote:
> Tim Prince wrote:
>> Bob Smith wrote:
>>> I was using MS Visual Studio for a C-only project and want to switch 
>>> for various reasons.  One reason not to switch is that I can't find 
>>> a way to get gcc to generate function prototypes automatically.  
>>> MSVC has a switch (/Zg) which they list as deprecated to do this.
>>>
>>> 1.  Am I missing something in gcc?
>> Do you mean gnu protoize?
>
> That name sounds intriguing.  From what I can glean from Google, it is 
> an optional part of GCC and doesn't appear to be distributed with any 
> of the binaries for the Windows platform.  I've downloaded gcc from 
> DJGPP, GNU, and MingW without finding that function.
>
> Any other places I should look?
>
It's included in the cygwin gcc source and binary distribution:

    Mon Dec 18 00:56:14 2006          44836 usr/bin/*protoize*.exe
    Mon Dec 18 00:56:14 2006          30568 usr/bin/gcov.exe
    Mon Dec 18 00:56:14 2006          96277 usr/bin/cpp.exe
    Mon Dec 18 00:56:14 2006          39680 usr/bin/un*protoize*.exe
    Mon Dec 18 00:56:16 2006          94741 usr/bin/gcc.exe




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