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Old 08-27-2007, 08:37 AM   #1
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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!
Old 08-27-2007, 08:48 AM   #2
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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.
Old 08-27-2007, 09:03 AM   #3
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that helps! thanks


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