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how on compilator

9th Oct 2017, 7:50 AM
Anton Rakoed
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2 Answers
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To see the full discussion in Stack Overflow (which Apoorva copy and paste it from there) see: [https://stackoverflow.com/documentation/c%2b%2b/4708/compiling-and-building#t=201710090842153967239]
9th Oct 2017, 8:44 AM
Babak - avatar
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The compiler parses the pure C++source code (now without any preprocessor directives) and converts it into assembly code. Then invokes underlying back-end(assembler in toolchain) that assembles that code into machine code producing actual binary file in some format(ELF, COFF, a.out, ...).
9th Oct 2017, 8:21 AM
Apoorva Shenoy Nayak
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