Package Space Applications – gcc

Overview

gcc is the GNU project C compiler.

The software package consists of the gcc, g++, and gfortran compilers, libraries, and man pages.

  • gcc is the executable a user runs to invoke the cc compiler. It lives in bin.

  • g++ is the executable a user runs to invoke the c++ compiler. It lives in bin.
  • gfortran is the executable a user runs to invoke the fortran compiler. It lives in bin.

The gcc package is available for the Linux operating system only.

Installation

You can run gcc in one of three ways: locally, out of AFS Space, or on TarHeel Linux:

Running locally

Follow these steps to load the gcc package on a local machine:

1. Go to the Package Space Local Downloads page and click on the gcc link.

2. Click on the name of the gcc-dci version you wish to download.

3. Follow the installation instructions on the download page.

Running out of AFS Space

Make sure you are subscribed to the gcc package:

%  ipm  add  gcc

Then invoke gcc package binaries as follows:

%  [binary]  [options]

Files live in /afs/isis/pkg/gcc.

Running on TarHeel Linux

gcc is also available for TarHeel Linux. To install gcc on TarHeel Linux 6 , use the following command.

%  yum install gcc-thl

Versions

1. The latest version available for local download, AFS space, and TarHeel Linux is gcc 4.8.2. Vendor release date: October 16, 2013.

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