I downloaded the Xcode 3.1.3 Developer Tools, since the system I was working on had Mac OS X 10.5.8, aka Leopard, installed on it.
Xcode 3.1.3 is an update release of the developer tools for Mac OS X. This release provides additional GCC and LLVM compiler options, general bug fixes, and must be installed on Leopard, Mac OS X 10.5.0 and higher. Xcode defaults to upgrading an existing Xcode installation, but may optionally be installed along side existing Xcode installations. See the accompanying release notes for detailed installation instructions, known issues, and security advisories.
The file I downloaded was
Double-clicking it to open it showed it contained a
directory and two files:
About Xcode Tools.pdf and
To install the software, double-click on
follow the instructions in the installer. By default, the software will
be installed in
/Developer. Click on Install to proceed.
If you then open a terminal window and type
you should see
will show you the options the compiler accepts.
$ gcc --help Usage: i686-apple-darwin9-gcc-4.0.1 [options] file... Options: -pass-exit-codes Exit with highest error code from a phase --help Display this information --target-help Display target specific command line options (Use '-v --help' to display command line options of sub-processes) -dumpspecs Display all of the built in spec strings -dumpversion Display the version of the compiler -dumpmachine Display the compiler's target processor -print-search-dirs Display the directories in the compiler's search path -print-libgcc-file-name Display the name of the compiler's companion library -print-file-name=<lib> Display the full path to library <lib> -print-prog-name=<prog> Display the full path to compiler component <prog> -print-multi-directory Display the root directory for versions of libgcc -print-multi-lib Display the mapping between command line options and multiple library search directories -print-multi-os-directory Display the relative path to OS libraries -Wa,<options> Pass comma-separated <options> on to the assembler -Wp,<options> Pass comma-separated <options> on to the preprocessor -Wl,<options> Pass comma-separated <options> on to the linker -Xassembler <arg> Pass <arg> on to the assembler -Xpreprocessor <arg> Pass <arg> on to the preprocessor -Xlinker <arg> Pass <arg> on to the linker -combine Pass multiple source files to compiler at once -save-temps Do not delete intermediate files -pipe Use pipes rather than intermediate files -time Time the execution of each subprocess -specs=<file> Override built-in specs with the contents of <file> -std=<standard> Assume that the input sources are for <standard> -B <directory> Add <directory> to the compiler's search paths -b <machine> Run gcc for target <machine>, if installed -V <version> Run gcc version number <version>, if installed -v Display the programs invoked by the compiler -### Like -v but options quoted and commands not executed -E Preprocess only; do not compile, assemble or link -S Compile only; do not assemble or link -c Compile and assemble, but do not link -o <file> Place the output into <file> -x <language> Specify the language of the following input files Permissible languages include: c c++ assembler none 'none' means revert to the default behavior of guessing the language based on the file's extension Options starting with -g, -f, -m, -O, -W, or --param are automatically passed on to the various sub-processes invoked by i686-apple-darwin9-gcc-4.0.1. In order to pass other options on to these processes the -W<letter> options must be used. For bug reporting instructions, please see: <URL:http://developer.apple.com/bugreporter>.
Created: September 16, 2010