I downloaded gcc-4.1-doc package to my Ubuntu computer. How can I use it? What command should I execute to see this documentation?
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Here's the list of files that are installed: ` /usr/share/doc-base/gcc-4.1
So you can use the
Usually (most systems - I'm not certain of Ubuntu specifically) you get more information from:
You might need to specify where
You might need to specify a sub-directory like
gcc's man page is only good for an overview of the command line options. The real documentation is in info format.
You can use the 'info' program to view the full documentation : 'info gcc'. If you are an emacs user, you can use it's info mode also (M-x info to get there).
The gcc-*-doc packages also include html formated versions of the info docs. You can point your web browser to file:///usr/share/doc/gcc-4.1-base/ to find it.