I was trying to read about how to make gcc compile C code to plain assembly for a bootloader, but when I tried to read the man pages there were none!

$ man gcc
No manual entry for gcc
See 'man 7 undocumented' for help when manual pages are not available.

I tried to remove and then reinstall it, but without luck. I'm on debian 6.0.3 and gcc 4.4.5



The documentation isn't in the "gcc" package, it's in a separate package called "gcc-doc".

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    This doesn't work for me, as I get the following: Package gcc-doc is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from another source E: Package 'gcc-doc' has no installation candidate Nov 28 '19 at 5:41

Or just use


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