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NAME

c99 - ANSI (1999) C compiler

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
See Also
History
Bugs

SYNOPSIS

c99 [-pedantic] [-pedantic-errors] [-D_ANSI_SOURCE] options ...

DESCRIPTION

Calls the C compiler (cc) with the given options , using a C language environment compatible with the -ansiC specification.

This includes proper handling of trigraphs, disabling non-ANSI compiler features (such as asm , typeof , and the $ character in identifiers), and definition of the preprocessor symbol __STRICT_ANSI__ .

The status of C99 features implemented in GCC is described at http://gcc.gnu.org/gcc-4.7/c99status.html

SEE ALSO

cc(1) for a description of all options.

HISTORY

Appeared in NetBSD 1.4 .

BUGS

Since c99 is a shell wrapper script to cc , compile errors are prefixed by "cc:".


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