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Old 02-08-2011, 12:56 AM   #1
taousif
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Another compiler for linux.


Hi all,

I want to know is there any compiler other than GCC on linux. I know GCC is excellent but I want to test some other things.

Thank you
 
Old 02-08-2011, 01:11 AM   #2
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Yes, there are Intels' C++ compilers too.

Intel produces C, C++, and Fortran 95 compilers for Windows and Linux. Under Linux, the Intel compilers are available with a non-commercial license.
Can see the comparison here

You can find them here

Hope it helps

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Old 02-08-2011, 01:13 AM   #3
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I assume you're looking for C compilers.

Google "linux c compiler" and you'll find several alternatives.

I believe the most popular commercial compiler is Intel C/C++.

GCC is so prevalent because, frankly, few developers have need of - or want - any other compiler. But they certainly exist

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Old 02-08-2011, 03:11 AM   #4
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If you don't know you need another compiler, then you probably don't need another compiler.

Maybe what you want is a proper IDE/frontend, in that ase, you should probably look into anjuta, kdevelop, eclipse, code::blocks, geany...
 
  


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