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RedOctober45 08-27-2007 08:37 AM

what is "verbose" - in man cc
Hey guys!

I am running a derivative of RH and in the manual page for 'cc' I noticed a '-v' option and have no idea what it means. It said "Be verbose". Can anyone fill me in? Thanks!

pwc101 08-27-2007 08:48 AM

Have you tried looking verbose up in a dictionary?

Basically you get a lot more words on the terminal as output of the program - you can often use it to diagnose why something isn't working as it should, and most CLI programs have a verbose option.

RedOctober45 08-27-2007 09:03 AM

that helps! thanks

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