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l

Tells the linker to search for a specified library when linking.

Syntax

Linux:
-l
string
macOS:
-l
string
Windows:
None
Arguments
string
Specifies the library (lib
string
) that the linker should search.
Default
OFF
The linker searches for standard libraries in standard directories.
Description
This option tells the linker to search for a specified library when linking.
When resolving references, the linker normally searches for libraries in several standard directories, in directories specified by the
L
option, then in the library specified by the
l
option.
The linker searches and processes libraries and object files in the order they are specified. So, you should specify this option following the last object file it applies to.
Alternate Options
None