GCC and G++

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    Question GCC and G++

    What is the difference between GCC and G++?
    I found that some C/C++ codes can be compiled by G++ but can't be compiled by GCC.

    Thx in advance
    Jaguar

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    g++ is a c++ compiler and gcc is a c compiler.

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    Thx that's very helpful

    Jack

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    What's GCC and G++ anyway? Why G not C?
    Thanks
    what does signature stand for?

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    They are GNU Linux command line compilers. Maybe the G has something to do with the General Pulbic Liscense.

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    gcc stands for gnu compiler collection but used to stand
    for gnu c compiler.

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