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help

Displays all supported compiler options or supported compiler options within a specified category of options.

Syntax

Linux:
-help
[
category
]
Windows:
/help
[
category
]
Arguments
category
Is a category or class of options to display. Possible values are:
advanced
Displays advanced optimization options that allow fine tuning of compilation or allow control over advanced features of the compiler.
codegen
Displays Code Generation options.
compatibility
Displays options affecting language compatibility.
component
Displays options for component control.
data
Displays options related to interpretation of data in programs or the storage of data.
deprecated
(C++ only)
Displays options that have been deprecated.
diagnostics
Displays options that affect diagnostic messages displayed by the compiler.
float
Displays options that affect floating-point operations.
help
Displays all the available help categories.
inline
Displays options that affect inlining.
ipo
Displays Interprocedural Optimization (IPO) options
language
Displays options affecting the behavior of the compiler language features.
link
Displays linking or linker options.
misc
Displays miscellaneous options that do not fit within other categories.
openmp
Displays OpenMP and parallel processing options.
opt
Displays options that help you optimize code.
output
Displays options that provide control over compiler output.
pgo
Displays Profile Guided Optimization (PGO) options.
preproc
Displays options that affect preprocessing operations.
reports
Displays options for optimization reports.
Default
OFF
No list is displayed unless this compiler option is specified.
Description
This option displays all supported compiler options or supported compiler options within a specified category of options. If you specify
category
, it will display all available (supported) compiler options in the specified category.
On Linux* systems, this option can also be specified as
--help
.
IDE Equivalent
None
Alternate Options
Linux: None
Windows:
/?

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