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What is the full form of GCC

GCC: GNU Compiler Collection

GCC stands for GNU Compiler Collection. It is a compiler system supporting various Programming languages. It has played an important role in the growth of free software, as both a tool and an example.

GCC full form


It originally named as GNU C COMPILER because it only handled the c programming language. GCC was first released in March 22, 1987 by the Richard Stallman.


GCC's external interface follows Unix conventions. Each of the language compiler is a separate program that reads source code and outputs machine code. All have a common internal structure.


Some features of GCC are:

  • Link time Optimization
  • Plugins
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