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pch-dir

Tells the compiler the location for precompiled header files.

Syntax

Linux and macOS:
-pch-dir
dir
Windows:
None
Arguments
dir
Is the path for precompiled header files. The path must exist.
Default
OFF
The compiler does not create or use precompiled headers unless you tell it to do so.
Description
This option tells the compiler the location for precompiled header files. It denotes where to find precompiled header files, and where new PCH files should be placed.
This option can be used with the
-pch
,
-pch-create
, and
-pch-use
options.
Alternate Options
None
Consider the following command line:
icpc -pch -pch-dir /pch source32.cpp
It produces the following output:
"source32.cpp": creating precompiled header file /pch/source32.pchi