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What C++ compilers are available on Athena?

The preferred and supported C++ compiler on Athena is g++, the GNU C++ compiler.

There is a manual page for g++ in the gnu locker. To access it, just type:

	man g++

In addition, there is an extended set of very helpful Emacs info files available. To access them, first start up Emacs:


and inside Emacs type:

	M-x info

When the info pages come up, you might want to go through the tutorial to learn how to move around; you can access the tutorial by typing "h" in the info pages.

After you've gone through the tutorial, try typing:


and then type in:


to get to the top-level GNU info pages; from there you can go to the section on "gcc" which also covers "g++".

Last Updated: 7/25/96

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