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CC(1)											    CC(1)

       cc - C compiler (2BSD)

       cc [ option ] ... file ...

       Cc is the UNIX C compiler.  Cc accepts several types of arguments:

       Arguments  whose names end with `.c' are taken to be C source programs; they are compiled,
       and each object program is left on the file whose name is that of  the  source  with  `.o'
       substituted  for  `.c'.	The `.o' file is normally deleted, however, if a single C program
       is compiled and loaded all at one go.

       In the same way, arguments whose names end with `.s' are taken to be assembly source  pro-
       grams and are assembled, producing a `.o' file.

       The following options are interpreted by cc.  See ld(1) for load-time options.

       -c      Suppress the loading phase of the compilation, and force an object file to be pro-
	       duced even if only one program is compiled.

       -w      Suppress warning diagnostics.

       -p      Arrange for the compiler to produce code which counts the  number  of  times  each
	       routine	is  called.  If loading takes place, replace the standard startup routine
	       by one which automatically calls monitor(3) at the start and arranges to write out
	       a  mon.out file at normal termination of execution of the object program.  An exe-
	       cution profile can then be generated by use of prof(1).

       -O      Invoke an object-code improver.

       -S      Compile the named C programs, and leave the assembler-language  output  on  corre-
	       sponding files suffixed `.s'.

       -M      Run only the macro preprocessor on the named C programs, requesting it to generate
	       Makefile dependencies and send the result to the standard output.

       -E      Run only the macro preprocessor on the named C programs, and send  the  result  to
	       the standard output.

       -C      prevent the macro preprocessor from eliding comments.

       -o output
	       Name  the  final output file output.  If this option is used the file `a.out' will
	       be left undisturbed.

       -Dname  Define the name to the preprocessor, as if by  `#define'.   If  no  definition  is
	       given, the name is defined as "1".

       -Uname  Remove any initial definition of name.

       -Idir   `#include'  files whose names do not begin with `/' are always sought first in the
	       directory of the file argument, then in directories named in -I options,  then  in
	       directories on a standard list.

       -Ldir   Library	archives  are  sought  first  in directories named in -L options, then in
	       directories on a standard list.

	       Find substitute compiler passes in the files named string with the  suffixes  cpp,
	       c0, c1 and c2.  If string is empty, use a standard backup version.

	       Find  only the designated compiler passes in the files whose names are constructed
	       by a -B option.	In the absence of  a  -B  option,  the	string	is  taken  to  be

       Other  arguments  are  taken  to be either loader option arguments, or C-compatible object
       programs, typically produced by an earlier cc run, or perhaps  libraries  of  C-compatible
       routines.   These  programs,  together with the results of any compilations specified, are
       loaded (in the order given) to produce an executable program with name a.out.

       file.c	     input file
       file.o	     object file
       a.out	     loaded output
       /tmp/ctm?     temporary
       /lib/cpp      preprocessor
       /lib/c[01]    compiler
       /lib/c2	     optional optimizer
       /lib/crt0.o   runtime startoff
       /lib/mcrt0.o  startoff for profiling
       /lib/libc.a   standard library, see intro(3)
       /usr/lib/libc_p.aprofiling library, see intro(3)
       /usr/include  standard directory for `#include' files
       mon.out	     file produced for analysis by prof(1)

       B. W. Kernighan and D. M. Ritchie, The C Programming Language, Prentice-Hall, 1978
       B. W. Kernighan, Programming in C--a tutorial
       D. M. Ritchie, C Reference Manual
       monitor(3), prof(1), adb(1), ld(1), as(1)

       The diagnostics produced by C itself are intended to be self-explanatory.  Occasional mes-
       sages may be produced by the assembler or loader.

       The  compiler  currently ignores advice to put char, unsigned char, long, float, or double
       variables in registers.

3rd Berkeley Distribution		   June 7, 1985 				    CC(1)
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