3.4. Additional Resources

A detailed description of the GNU Compiler Collections and its features is beyond the scope of this book. For more information, see the resources listed below.

Installed Documentation

  • gcc(1) — The manual page for the gcc compiler provides detailed information on its usage; with few exceptions, g++ accepts the same command line options as gcc. To display the manual page for the version included in Red Hat Developer Toolset, type:
    scl enable devtoolset-3 'man gcc'
  • gfortran(1) — The manual page for the gfortran compiler provides detailed information on its usage. To display the manual page for the version included in Red Hat Developer Toolset, type:
    scl enable devtoolset-3 'man gfortran'
  • C++ Standard Library Documentation — Documentation on the C++ standard library can be optionally installed by typing the following at a shell prompt as root:
    yum install devtoolset-3-libstdc++-docs
    Once installed, HTML documentation is available at /opt/rh/devtoolset-3/root/usr/share/doc/devtoolset-3-libstdc++-docs-4.9.1/html/index.html.

Online Documentation

See Also

  • Section A.2, “Changes in GCC” provides a list of improvements over the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 version of the GNU Compiler Collection and the version distributed in the previous release of Red Hat Developer Toolset.
  • Section B.2, “Changes in GCC” provides a comprehensive list of features and improvements over the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 and 6.6 versions of the GNU Compiler Collection and the version distributed in the 2.1 release of Red Hat Developer Toolset, as well as information about the language, ABI, and debugging compatibility.
  • Chapter 1, Red Hat Developer Toolset provides an overview of Red Hat Developer Toolset and more information on how to install it on your system.
  • Chapter 2, Eclipse provides a general introduction to the Eclipse development environment, and describes how to use it with the tools from Red Hat Developer Toolset.
  • Chapter 4, binutils explains how to use the binutils, a collection of binary tools to inspect and manipulate object files and binaries.
  • Chapter 5, elfutils explains how to use elfutils, a collection of binary tools to inspect and manipulate ELF files.
  • Chapter 6, dwz explains how to use dwz to optimize DWARF debugging information contained in ELF shared libraries and ELF executables for size.
  • Chapter 7, GNU Debugger (GDB) provides information on how to debug programs written in C, C++, and Fortran.