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gxx-name

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

Syntax

Linux:
-gxx-name
=
name
macOS:
None
Windows:
None
Arguments
name
Is the name of the g++ compiler to use. It can include the path where the g++ compiler is located.
Default
OFF
The compiler uses the PATH setting to find the g++ compiler and resolve environment settings.
Description
This option lets you specify the name of the g++ 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 if 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
-gxx-name
is
-gcc-name
.
When compiling a C++ file with
icc
, g++ is used to get the environment.
Alternate Options
None
If the following option is specified, the compiler looks for the g++ compiler named
foobar
in the PATH setting:
-gxx-name=foobar
If the following option is specified, the compiler looks for the g++ compiler named
foobar
in the path specified:
-gxx-name=/a/b/foobar</