GCC – GNU compiler collection (previously expanded as GNU C compiler), gcc/ccl – the modern GNU C compiler (see Fig. 8.12).
Fig. 8.12 GNU compiler collection framework. Generic, Gimple and RTL are the Intermediate codes in GCC
The Abstract Syntax Tree (AST), generic Intermediate representation in GCC:
GIMPLE is another abstract level of representation in GCC. It is influenced by the SIMPLE ...