gcc does not know about "new" and "delete"

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Sat Sep 22 03:54:00 GMT 2007


On Sat, Sep 22, 2007 at 04:29:53AM +0200, Markus E L wrote:
>Erich Dollansky wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Framk gave you the answer.
>
>Was the right answer ...
>
>> gcc is a plain c compiler.
>
>... but this is wrong. Gcc determines from the file suffic which language
>applies
>
>   .cpp -> c++
>   .c   -> C
>
>and so on.
>
>Calling it as g++ vs. calling it as gcc though determines which
>runtimes are linked automatically (and partly which include paths are
>set).
>
>  gcc -o x x.cpp -lstdc++
>
>works perfectly with the OPs program.

That may be but it isn't guaranteed to work perfectly with every single
C++ program out there.  There are potentially other libraries which might
be required for C++.  You really should use g++ to link C++ programs.

cgf

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