c99(1) 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 -ansiC specification.

This includes proper handling of trigraphs, disabling non-ANSI compiler features (such as asm , typeof , and the $ character in identifiers), and definition of the preprocessor symbol __STRICT_ANSI__ .

The status of C99 features implemented in GCC is described at http://gcc.gnu.org/gcc-5/c99status.html


Appeared in NetBSD 1.4 .


Since c99 is a shell wrapper script to cc , compile errors are prefixed by "cc:".