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Re: gcc specs file format
- From: Michael A Chase <mchase at ix dot netcom dot com>
- To: "Paul D. DeRocco" <pderocco at ix dot netcom dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 21 Sep 2002 20:21:27 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)
- Subject: Re: gcc specs file format
- References: <NEBBKHCFDGIGIJEHDJFCIEJKEBAA.email@example.com>
On Sat, 21 Sep 2002 19:42:26 -0700 "Paul D. DeRocco" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Sorry, but I don't see it. I grepped all the gcc.info* files (indeed, all
> the *.info* files) for "specs", and read the matches in my editor. I found a
> bunch of mentions of the specs file, but no explanation of it.
> > From: Christopher Faylor
> > On Sat, Sep 21, 2002 at 10:51:40AM -0700, Paul D. DeRocco wrote:
> > >The GNUPro Compiler Tools document mentions this file, and the
> > >gcc -dumpspecs option shows me what's in it. But where is its format
> > >documented? It's quite incomprehensible on its own.
> > In the gcc info file: "info gcc" .
I found a pretty detailed explanation inside 'info gcc' by typing
'g Spec Files'. There's a link to it as part of the description of
-dumpspecs. I have gcc 3.2 installed, but the text looks like it's been
around since at least 2.9.5.
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