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gcc-name

Lets you specify the name of the gcc compiler that should be used to set up the environment for C compilations.

Syntax

Linux:
-gcc-name=
name
macOS:
None
Windows:
None
Arguments
name
Is the name of the gcc compiler to use. It can include the path where the gcc compiler is located.
Default
OFF
The compiler uses the PATH setting to find the gcc compiler and resolve environment settings.
Description
This option lets you specify the name of the gcc compiler that should be used to set up the environment for C compilations.
If you do not specify a path, the compiler will search the PATH settings for the compiler name you provide.
This option is helpful when you are referencing a non-standard gcc installation, or you have multiple gcc installations on your system. The compiler will match gcc version values to the gcc compiler you specify.
The C++ equivalent to option
-gcc-name
is
-gxx-name
.
Alternate Options
None
If the following option is specified, the compiler looks for the gcc compiler named
foobar
in the PATH setting:
-gcc-name=foobar
If the following option is specified, the compiler looks for the gcc compiler named
foobar
in the path specified:
-gcc-name=/a/b/foobar