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The sys-devel category contains various core system development tools and libraries.

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autoconf Used to create autoconfiguration files
autoconf-archive GNU Autoconf Macro Archive
autoconf-wrapper wrapper for autoconf to manage multiple autoconf versions
autogen Program and text file generation
automake Used to generate Makefile.in from Makefile.am
automake-wrapper wrapper for automake to manage multiple automake versions
bc Handy console-based calculator utility
bin86 Assembler and loader used to create kernel bootsector
binutils Tools necessary to build programs
binutils-apple Darwin assembler as(1) and static linker ld(1), Xcode Tools 6.3
binutils-config Utility to change the binutils version being used
binutils-hppa64 binutils package for building 64bit kernels on HPPA
bison A general-purpose (yacc-compatible) parser generator
bmake NetBSD's portable make
boost-m4 Another set of autoconf macros for compiling against boost
byfl Compiler-based Application Analysis
clang C language family frontend for LLVM (meta-ebuild)
cons Extensible perl-based build utility
crossdev Gentoo Cross-toolchain generator
ct-ng crosstool-ng is a tool to build cross-compiling toolchains
dev86 Bruce's C compiler - Simple C compiler to generate 8086 code
distcc Distribute compilation of C code across several machines on a network
dwz DWARF optimization and duplicate removal tool
flex The Fast Lexical Analyzer
gcc The GNU Compiler Collection
gcc-apple Apple branch of the GNU Compiler Collection, Developer Tools 4.0
gcc-config utility to manage compilers
gdb GNU debugger
gdb-apple Apple branch of the GNU Debugger, Developer Tools 4.3
gettext GNU locale utilities
gnuconfig Updated config.sub and config.guess file from GNU
heirloom-devtools Original UNIX development tools
icecream icecc is a program for distributed compiling of C(++) code across several machines; based on distcc
kgcc64 64bit kernel compiler
libtool A shared library tool for developers
llvm Low Level Virtual Machine
m4 GNU macro processor
make Standard tool to compile source trees
multilib-gcc-wrapper Wrappers for gcc tools to be used on non-native CHOSTs
native-cctools Host OS native assembler as and static linker ld
parity An Interix to native Win32 Cross-Compiler Tool (requires Visual Studio)
patch Utility to apply diffs to files
pmake BSD build tool to create programs in parallel. Debian's version of NetBSD's make
prelink Modifies ELFs to avoid runtime symbol resolutions resulting in faster load times
qconf ./configure like generator for qmake-based projects
remake patched version of GNU make that adds improved error reporting, tracing, and a debugger
smatch static analysis tool for C
sparse C semantic parser
systemd-m4 autoconf macros for packages using systemd
ucpp A quick and light preprocessor, but anyway fully compliant to C99


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