The GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) is a set of compilers for various high-level languages. Use this tag for questions related to how to install and use the GCC.

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Foreign characters showing from gcc compiler output

My locales are are set to generate en_US.ISO-8859-15 ISO-8859-15 and en_US.UTF-8 UTF-8. However the borders of raspi-config still have borders showing the accented âââ. And the gcc compiler output ...
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CMake error while doing yotta build on Raspberry Pi

I am getting following error while I run 'yotta build' command. I am trying to install mbed client on Raspberry Pi. I am following this tutorial mbed client linux example Error: info: generate for ...
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No available video device SDL2

I'm trying to get a simple window with OpenGL up with C (CodeBlocks IDE). I'm using SDL2 as a window manager. However, when I start it up SDL_Init fails and SDL_GetError "No available video device". ...
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Cross-Compiling kernel can't find gcc

I am cross compiling the Raspbian kernel since it will take about 12 hours for the Pi to do (Raspberry Pi 1). I have the build tools for ARM and the kernel in two separate folders in ...
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Which gcc compilation flags should use for RPi1 model B ? what is the ABI, architecture and CPU?

I want compile some binaries for RPi model B (revision 2.0) 512MB , I got installed arm-linux-gnueabi-gcc on Fedora 23 dnf copr enable lantw44/arm-linux-gnueabi-toolchain dnf install ...
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Compile GCC for Raspberry Pi 2B - Patches required?

I need to compile a modern version of GCC in order to compile CMake in order to compile OpenCV 3.0.0. So I want to compile a modern and stable version of GCC for the Raspberry Pi 2b. I've read this ...
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Error compiling kernel using guide provided on Raspberry Pi website

I'm encountering errors while trying to compile the kernel from source. I've looked around but I'm not finding anything that deals with the error I'm seeing specifically. I am using the guide on the ...
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Cannot compile anything on raspberry or works code I compile in another linux

I got simple c++ code, hard part is that i use -std=c++11 flag. I've tried: -Compile on mint codeblocks and then move bin to run it, cannot execute binary file -Compile on gcc 4.6.3 with ...
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gcc -L .so and .a files [closed]

I am examining gcc with an example that uses the -L option this seems to point to a directory where I see .so and .a files. Can anyone explain the meaning of these two file types (it doesn't seem to ...
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Cross-compiling to Raspbian

I have Raspbian Jessie installed on my Raspberry PI, and I have a virtual box with a fresh install of Debian Jessie for amd64 with the armhf architecture enabled, and with the ARM cross toolchain from ...
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Not able to fetch register values using Mike M's BCM2835 C code

I'm attempting to utilize the bcm2835_peri_read(uint32_t*) function from Mike M's BCM2835 code, however console-output-debugging indicates I'm continually getting back my address. I'm using g++ on ...
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How do I compile a gcc 5 for my Raspberry Pi 2

I have a Raspberry Pi 2. What is the best way to get a functional gcc 5 (from the current trunk) on the Raspberry Pi? Since compiling a gcc takes a good two hours on my x86-based computer and ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 and its FPU

I've been looking into switching a floating point heavy application from my B+ to a B 2. However, there are some things I don't quite understand about the 2: Is there a FPU for each core or is there ...
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Will gcc produce ARM7 code

I don't have a Raspberry Pi 2 yet, but was wondering what code gcc will produce. Many of my programs use WiringPi and if I compile this and my programs will they use ARM7 code, and thus be ...
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“…relocation truncated to fit: R_AVR_13_PCREL against symbol…” using PlatformIO on Raspbmc through ssh

I ssh into my Raspbmc installation through my iPad (I don't have a keyboard). I was looking into developing for Arduino on the Pi, as I don't have my primary PC with me right now. I installed ...
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Unable to compile Chromium

I am trying to compile Chromium for Raspberry PI. I am using an Ubuntu 10.10 installation, and have tried using Ubuntu 14.04 but all with the same result. I followed all the steps in the link below. ...
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How can I install GCC 4.8 on the Raspberry Pi?

How can I install GCC 4.8 on Raspberry Pi? Do I need to compile it from source? Should I update from Raspbian wheezy to a newer version?
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How do I tell which version arm cpu on my Pi?

When compiling a package for Pi. I come across with something like this CFLAGS += -march=armv7-a -mtune=cortex-a8 -mfpu=neon -mfloat-abi=softfp #-mcpu=cortex-a8 and CFLAGS += -mtune=arm1176jzf-s ...
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Cross compiling, missing packages

I've set up a cross compile toolchain for raspberry pi and I can compile basic helloworld and run it on raspberry. I'm stuck at compiling some open-source programs as ./configure is complaining about ...
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How to compile C files in terminal

Question Can someone please tell me how to compile from the command line in a clear, concise way. Preferably, my programs will be written in a real text editor (such as leaf pad). Background I am a ...
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trying to build file with gcc getting several errors [closed]

I have the code below I am trying to build #include stdio.h #include stdlib.h #include signal.h #include wiringPi.h #include softPwm.h void control_event(int sig); int HARD_PWM_PIN=1; Hardware PWM ...
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How to install GNU C++ Development Tools on Raspberry Pi (using apt-get)

Is there a well-known package I should install for C++ Development Tools? What do I type at the command-line after sudo apt-get install? Ideally, I want the same tools that were installed with ...
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What can cause libs to not be found on raspberry pi

On my Raspberry Pi, with Debian Squeeze, I want to link to the shared objects in /opt/vc/lib. I have added this directory to a file in /etc/ld.so.conf.d/ which is included in /etc/ld.so.conf. The ...
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Compiling for CPAN not possible on raspbian?

I'm trying to install the Perl module Linux::Inotify2. The installation requires some C compiling. Which compiler CPAN uses is the same one Perl was compiled with. Which one that is can be seen with: ...
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How can I detect that I'm compiling for Raspberry Pi?

As Raspberry Pi needs a bit of special code (I'm talking about C/C++) for accessing some hardware features (e.g. a call to bcm_host_init()). I'm looking for a reliable and elegant way to detect this ...
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How do I build a GCC 4.7 toolchain for cross-compiling?

I already asked this question on Stack Overflow, but I would like to know if anyone managed to build a GCC 4.7 toolchain for ARM cross-compilation (for a x86/x86-64 Linux host). There are many ...