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(GNU BINary UTILitieS) A collection of programming utilities that are used to create and debug applications with the GNU Compiler Collection (see gcc). Binutils includes an assembler, linker and several other software tools.
(GNU Compiler Collection) A popular compiler from the GNU Project that is used in Linux and Unix environments as well as in gaming and embedded platforms such as Symbian, Freescale Power Architecture and Playstation. The "cc" originally meant "C Compiler," but was changed to "Compiler Collection" after it was enhanced to support additional programming languages, including C++, Objective-C, Fortran, Pascal and Java. See binutils, GNU Project and GNU.
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