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c99 -- ANSI (1999) C compiler
c99 [-pedantic] [-pedantic-errors] [-D_ANSI_SOURCE] [options ...]
Calls the C compiler (cc) with the given options, using a C language
environment compatible with the ISO/IEC 9899:1999 (``ISO C99'') specifi-
This includes inline functions, variable-length arrays, support for one-
line comments beginning with //, disabling non-ANSI compiler features
(such as asm, typeof, and the $ character in identifiers), and definition
of the preprocessor symbol __STRICT_ANSI__.
The following options are available:
-pedantic Issue extra warnings defined by ANSI for use of non-
-pedantic-errors Issue errors instead of warnings that normally would
be presented by -pedantic.
-D_ANSI_SOURCE Tell the system header file set to use an ANSI-con-
formant "clean" namespace.
c99 conforms to IEEE Std 1003.2-1992 (``POSIX.2'').
c99 first appeared in NetBSD 5.0.
Since c99 is a shell wrapper script to cc, compile errors are prefixed by
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