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Re: gcc vs g++

Subject: Re: gcc vs g++
From: Paul Pluzhnikov
Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2006 20:32:10 -0800
Newsgroups: gnu.g++.help
"Chris" <cspears2002@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Why is this?  I thought g++ and gcc were the same.

Both 'gcc' and 'g++' are front-ends to the 'GCC compiler'.
But they are not "the same" in any other sense of the word:

$ ls -l `which gcc g++`
-rwxr-xr-x  4 root root 88984 Apr 13  2004 /usr/bin/g++
-rwxr-xr-x  2 root root 87928 Apr 13  2004 /usr/bin/gcc

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