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binfmtc-interpreter - binfmt_misc C handler

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NAME

binfmtc-interpreter - binfmt_misc C handler

SYNOPSIS

binfmtc-interpreter C-source-file-name [command-line opions ...]

DESCRIPTION

binfmtc-interpreter compiles a C source file specified on the command-line using C compiler, and executes the resulting file.
 
It is designed to be used as a handler for binfmt_misc handler, which is a system used in Linux for handling arbitrary files as executables.
 
The command-line options are passed on to the compiled binary.
 

FILE MAGIC

There is a requirement for C source files to have the magic characters /*BINFMTC: at the beginning of the file.
 
That line also is used to specify the additional command-line options for C compiler.
 

ENVIRONMENT

GCC
The compiler used. The default is to use gcc
 
CC
The compiler used, if GCC variable is not set.
 
BINFMTCTMPDIR
 
Temporary directory used for binary and execution.
 
Falls back to $TMPDIR $TEMPDIR or /tmp
 
BINFMTC_DEBUG
enables debug output if set.
 
BINFMTC_GCC_OPTS
Additional GCC options. Use BINFMTC_DEBUG to verify the options being passed on to gcc.
 
The default is -O2 -Wall -g
 

AUTHOR

Junichi Uekawa (dancer@debian.org)
 
Upstream page is available at http://www.netfort.gr.jp/~dancer/software/
 

SEE ALSO

binfmtasm-interpreter(1), binfmtcxx-interpreter(1), binfmtf-interpreter(1), binfmtf95-interpreter(1), binfmtgcj-interpreter(1)
 
2009 Feb 8 binfmt_misc Dancer