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The GNU C Reference Manual
A reference manual of the C programming language as implemented by GCC

TThis manual is strictly a reference, not a tutorial. Its aim is to cover every linguistic construct in GNU C, but not the library functions (which are documented in]).

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:gnu-c-manual


version 0.2.5 (beta)
released on 27 August 2016

VCS Checkout

cvs co gnu-c-manual


Related Projects

  • Gcc
  • Libc


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License:GFDLv1.3orlatermtjm14 September 2012
without Invariant Sections, with GNU Front- and Back-Cover texts

Leaders and contributors

Trevis Rothwell Maintainer

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Software prerequisites

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 February 2018.


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